Musicologists

Most German of the Arts: Musicology and Society from the Weimar Republic to the End of Hitler's Reich

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Presents an overview of the role musicologists and music scholarship played in Nazi efforts to reshape German society. Outlines the efforts of scholars to reinterpret German music history to support Nazi ideology and discusses the denazification of musicologists after the war. Includes an extensive bibliography and an index.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1998

Driven into Paradise: The Musical Migration from Nazi Germany to the United States

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Essays chronicling the experiences of musicians forced to leave Nazi Germany for racial, political, or professional reasons. Presents case studies of well-known performers and composers who attempted to their musical careers in the United States. Includes an appendix listing musicologists who fled Europe in the 1930s and 1940s.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1999

Joseph Singer

Cantor

Born in Hilnik, Hungary, officiated as cantor in Beuthen, Nurnberg and Vienna (where he succeeded Salomon Sulzer). He published numerous studies on Jewish music and was among the first to investigate prayer chants scientifically, in an attempt to systemize the traditional prayer modes.

1841-1911

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