Music historians
Music history, sometimes called historical musicology, is the highly diverse subfield of the broader discipline of musicology that studies music from a historical viewpoint.In theory, "music history" ...
Hermann Ritter
Hermann Ritter (16 September 1849 in Wismar – 25 January 1926 in Würzburg) was a German viola player, composer and music historian.
Hermann Ritter studied violin at the Neue Akademie für Musik in ...
Johann Nepomuk Fuchs (composer)
Johann Nepomuk Fuchs (5 May 1842 – 15 October 1899) was an Austrian composer, opera conductor, teacher and editor. His editorial work included an important role in the preparation of the first complet...
Albrecht Dümling
Albrecht Dümling (born 1949) is a German musicologist and music critic.
Born in Wuppertal, Dümling studied musicology in Essen, Vienna and Berlin and earned a Ph.D. with an interdisciplinary study...
Paul Oliver
Paul Oliver (born Paul Hereford Oliver, 25 May 1927, Nottingham, England) is a British architectural historian and writer on the blues and other forms of African-American music. His commentary and re...
Don Aters
Don Aters was originally from Chicago, Illinois, moving to Jeffersonville, Indiana at the age of twelve. Aters attended Indiana University and obtained his Bachelor's degree of Arts in Literature &...
Bernhard Paumgartner
Bernhard Paumgartner (born 14 November 1887 in Vienna; died 27 July 1971 in Salzburg) was an Austrian conductor, composer and musicologist.
Ludwig Schiedermair
Ludwig Ferdinand Schiedermair (7 December 1876 in Regensburg – 30 April 1957 in Bensberg) was a German minister and musicologist. He concerned himself with opera history, Mozart, and Beethoven. In 191...
Max Unger (musicologist)
Max Ernst Unger (28 May 1883, Taura - 1 December 1959, Zurich) was a German musicologist. Although he wrote on a variety of subjects, he is chiefly known for his extensive research and writings on the...
Johann Nikolaus Forkel
Johann Nikolaus Forkel (22 February 1749 in Meeder, near Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld – 20 March 1818 in Göttingen, Hanover), was a German musician, musicologist and music theorist.
He was born at...
Martin Eybl
Martin Eybl is an Austrian musicologist.
Martin Eybl was born on December 7th 1960 in Neumarkt im Hausruckkreis, a town in the province of Upper Austria, and was educated at the Gymnasium in Krems...
Jakob Adlung
Jakob Adlung, or Adelung, (14 January 1699 – 5 July 1762) was a German organist, teacher, instrument maker, music historian, and music theorist.
He was born in Bindersleben, near Erfurt, to David ...
Don Cusic
Don Cusic (born November 13, 1948 in Leonardtown, Maryland) is an American biographer, writer on music, historian of United States American popular music, songwriter, and record producer. He is the au...
Gilles Potvin
Gilles Potvin, CM MSRC (23 Oct 1923 – 4 September 2000) was a Canadian music critic and music historian. He was a music critic for Le Devoir (1961–66, 1973–85) and La Presse (1966–70). Fro...
Gayle Dean Wardlow
Gayle Dean Wardlow (born August 31, 1940) is an American historian of the blues. He is particularly associated with research into the lives of musicians Charlie Patton and Robert Johnson and the histo...
Ida Marie Lipsius
Ida Marie Lipsius (30 December 1837 in Leipzig – 2 March 1927 in Schmölen), alias La Mara, was a German writer and music historian.
Lipsius was born as daughter of the later directo...
Otto Erich Deutsch
Otto Erich Deutsch (5 September 1883 – 23 November 1967) was an Austrian musicologist. He is known for compiling the first comprehensive catalogue of Franz Schubert's compositions, first published in ...
Mike Harding (New Zealand)
Mike Harding is a New Zealand folk musician born in 16 July 1952, now living in New Plymouth, Taranaki.
Growing up in Eketahuna, Harding practised his music in "the streets, markets and clubs of A...
Ezra Schabas
Ezra Schabas, CM OOnt (born April 24, 1924) is a Canadian musician, educator and author who lives in Toronto, Ontario. He has been active in Canada's musical life since 1952 when he emigrated fro...