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Finscher, Ludwig

Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI:

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(b Kassel, March 14, 1930). German musicologist. He studied musicology from 1949 to 1954 under Gerber at Göttingen University, where in 1954 he took the doctorate with a dissertation on Compère. After working as a research assistant at the Deutsches Volksliedarchiv under Walter Wiora and assistant lecturer at Kiel University (1960–65), he was appointed assistant lecturer at the University of Saarbrücken. He became editor of Die Musikforschung in 1961 and completed the Habilitation at Saarbrücken in 1967 with a study of the Classical string quartet. In 1968 he became professor of musicology at the University of Frankfurt. He also prepared editions of the complete works of Gaffurius (1955–60) and Compère (1958–72). From 1974 to 1977 he was president of the Gesellschaft für Musikforschung and from 1972 to 1977 vice-president of the IMS, of which he was president from 1977 to 1981; in ...

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Subjects: Contemporary Music

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