Musicologists in History (Part 2)

Birthdays in Music

  • 1926-07-11 Rodolfo Arizaga, Argentinian composer and musicologist, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1985)
  • 1927-03-17 Kenneth S Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist
  • 1927-05-05 Charles Rosen, American pianist and musicologist (Sonata Forms), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1927-07-12 Pavle Merku, Italian-Slovene composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Trieste (d. 2014)
  • 1928-12-19 Michael Hurd, British composer and musicologist known for his choral music (Jonah-Man Jazz), born in Gloucester, England (d. 2006)
  • 1929-03-12 Francisco Pulgar Vidal, Peruvian musicologist and composer, born in Hu├ínuco, Peru (d. 2012)
  • 1929-12-03 Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Handel-Renaissance), born in Breslau, Weimar Republic (d. 2014)
  • 1930-04-28 Christopher Headington, English composer, musicologist and pianist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1931-04-02 Imre Olsvik, Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Budapest (d. 2014)
  • 1935-03-30 Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
  • 1935-08-09 George S. Leotsakos, Greek composer and musicologist, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1937-05-14 Peter Williams, British organist and musicologist, born in Wolverhampton, England (d. 2016)
  • 1939-01-07 David Buchan, ethno-musicologist
  • 1940-01-11 Mark DeVoto, America Musicologist and composer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1944-04-22 Joshua Rifkin, American conductor and musicologist who played a key role in the ragtime revival of the 1970s, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-19 Robert Franklin Palmer Jr., American writer, musicologist, and musician (Deep Blues), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1950-07-16 Tom Terrell, American musicologist, deejay and NPR reviewer, born in Summit, New Jersey (d. 2007)

Deaths in Music