Alan Tyson


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(b Glasgow, 1926; d 2000). Scottish musicologist. Fellow of All Souls Coll., Oxford, 1952–94. Visiting prof. of mus., Columbia Univ., NY, 1969 and Univ. of Calif. at Berkeley 1977–8. Authority on Beethoven. Ed. of Beethoven Studies Vol.I (1973), II (1977), III (1982). Pubd. Clementi thematic catalogue 1967 and (with A. Rosenthal) Mozart's Thematic Catalogue (facsimile) (1990). Wrote (with Douglas Johnson and Robert Winter) The Beethoven Sketchbooks (1985); Mozart: Studies of the Autograph Scores (1987). CBE 1989.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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