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Mann, Thomas (1875 - 1955), writer

Peter Franklin

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Lübeck, 6 June 1875; d Zürich, 12 Aug 1955). German writer. A Nobel prize winner, his novels, stories and essays often included musical characters or examined musical topics. His importance as a commentator on the position of music in German culture during the 19th and early 20th centuries was reinforced by his personal friendships with many contemporary composers, conductors and musical scholars.

Mann came from a well-to-do family.

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