John Tyrrell


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(b Salisbury (now Harawe), S. Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1942).

Rhodesian‐born musicologist. Lect. in mus., Nottingham Univ. 1976, reader in opera studies 1989–2000. Prof. of mus. Cardiff. Univ. from 2000. Authority on Janáček. Author of Káťa Kabanová (Cambridge Opera Handbook, 1982); Janáček's Operas: a Documentary Account (1992); Intimate Letters: Janáček's correspondence with Kamila Stösslová (1994); and Czech Opera (1988). Executive ed. New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd edn., 2001).

Subjects: Music.

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