Sachs, Curt

   German musicologist. Born in Berlin, he studied at the University of Berlin. He worked initially as an art critic, but later embarked on musicological studies. He became director of a collection of musical instruments; subsequently he was professor at the Berlin National Academy of Music and the University of Berlin. After the Nazis came to power, he went to Paris, and then moved to the US.

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  • SACHS, CURT — (1881–1959), German musicologist. Born in Berlin, Sachs became director of the Berlin state collection of instruments in 1919. The same year he began to lecture at the University of Berlin, and from 1933 to 1937 was adviser to the museum of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sachs, Curt — born June 29, 1881, Berlin, Ger. died Feb. 5, 1959, New York, N.Y., U.S. German born U.S. musicologist. He studied clarinet and composition as a teenager but earned a doctorate in art history. After working as an art critic, he returned to… …   Universalium

  • Sachs, Curt — (29 jun. 1881, Berlín, Alemania–5 feb. 1959, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Musicólogo estadounidense de origen alemán. En su adolescencia estudió clarinete y composición, sin embargo, obtuvo un doctorado en historia del arte. Después de trabajar… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Curt Sachs — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Curt Sachs (* 29 de Junio 1881 en Berlín; † 5 Febrero 1959 en New York) fue musicólogo y profesor. Fue el fundador de la organología moderna. En su juventud recibió clases de piano, aprendío teoría de la música y… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Curt Sachs — (* 29. Juni 1881 in Berlin; † 5. Februar 1959 in New York) war Musikethnologe und Begründer der wissenschaftlichen Instrumentenkunde. In seiner Jugend nahm er Klavierunterricht, lernte Musiktheorie und Komposition. Später, an der Universität… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Curt Sachs — (June 29, 1881 – February 5, 1959) was a German born but American domiciled musicologist. He was one of the founders of modern organology (the study of musical instruments), and is probably best remembered today for co authoring the Sachs… …   Wikipedia

  • Sachs — Sachs, Hans Sachs, Nelly * * * (as used in expressions) Sachs, Curt Sachs, Nelly (Leonie) Tay Sachs, enfermedad de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Curt Sachs — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sachs. Curt Sachs est un musicologue allemand né à Berlin le 29 juin 1881 et mort à New York le 5 février 1959. Il est l un des principaux fondateurs de l organologie (étude des instruments de musique) et le co… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sachs-Hornbostel System — Diese Systematik von Erich M. von Hornbostel und Curt Sachs ist ein Versuch, die weltweit existierenden Musikinstrumente in ein System zu bringen. Veröffentlicht wurde sie 1914 in der Zeitschrift für Ethnologie.[1] Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Idiophone… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sachs — /zahks/, n. 1. Hans /hahns/, 1494 1576, German Meistersinger: author of stories, songs, poems and dramatic works. 2. Nelly (Leonie), 1891 1970, German poet and playwright, in Sweden after 1940: Nobel prize 1966. * * * (as used in expressions)… …   Universalium

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