(b Bromberg, 1901; d Fürstenfeldbruck, 1990). Ger. musicologist. Archivist, Breitkopf and Härtel, Leipzig; head of mus. div. of Frankfurt State Library 1942–63. Compiled thematic catalogue of Bach's mus. (Leipzig 1950) which provides standard method of numbering his work. See BWV.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.