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Willi Apel

Willi Apel

*10 X 1893 Konitz, obecne Chojnice, †14 III 1988 Bloomington

A German-American musicologist, born in Konitz. He studied mathematics in various universities in Weimar Germany. Moreover he took plano lessons throughout his studies. After the studies he concentrated on music and bacame a musicologist. He received his PhD in 1936 in Berlin with a dissertation on 15th and 16th century tonality and moved to the USA the same year. He was a teacher at Harvard and Indiana University.


 

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