Wellesz, Egon

(1885-1974)
   British musicologist and composer. He was born in Vienna. After moving to England in 1938 he was baptized and took up a teaching post at Oxford University. His work as a scholar demonstrated the affinity of early church music with ancient Jewish cantillation.

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  • Wellesz, Egon — ▪ Austrian musicologist born Oct. 21, 1885, Vienna, Austria died Nov. 9, 1974, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Eng.       Austrian composer and musicologist, highly esteemed as an authority on Byzantine music.       A pupil of Guido Adler in musicology and… …   Universalium

  • WELLESZ, EGON JOSEPH — (1885–1974), musicologist and composer of Jewish origin. Wellesz, who was born in Vienna, was a pupil of arnold schoenberg and one of the first to follow his twelve tone system. He was also his first biographer (1921). He studied musicology with… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wellesz — Egon Joseph Wellesz (* 21. Oktober 1885 in Wien; † 8. November 1974 in Oxford) war ein österreichisch britischer Komponist und Musikwissenschaftler. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Auszeichnungen 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Egon Wellesz — Egon Joseph Wellesz (October 21 1885 – November 9 1974) was an Austrian composer, teacher and musicologist, a pupil of Arnold Schoenberg and an eminent scholar of Byzantine music. Life Wellesz studied under Arnold Schoenberg purportedly his first …   Wikipedia

  • Egon Wellesz — Egon Joseph Wellesz (* 21. Oktober 1885 in Wien; † 8. November 1974 in Oxford) war ein österreichisch britischer Komponist und Musikwissenschaftler. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Auszeichnungen 3 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Egon Wellesz — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Egon Joseph Wellesz (21 de octubre de 1885 – 9 de noviembre de 1974) fue un compositor austriaco clásico, profesor y musicólogo (especializado en música antigua), discípulo de Arnold Schoenberg perteneciente a la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Egon Wellesz — Naissance 21 octobre 1885 Vienne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Egon — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Egon puede hacer referencia a: Egon Erwin Kisch, periodista y reportero checo. Egon Krenz, político alemán. Egon Ronay, crítico culinario. Egon Schiele, pintor austríaco. Egon Sendler, sacerdote francés Egon Spengler …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wellesz —   [ vɛlɛs], Egon, österreichischer Musikforscher und Komponist, * Wien 21. 10. 1885, ✝ Oxford 9. 11. 1974; war Schüler von G. Adler und A. Schönberg, wurde 1929 Professor in Wien und emigrierte 1938 nach Großbritannien, wo er u. a. in Oxford und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wellesz — /vel es/, n. Egon /ay gohn/, 1885 1974, Austrian musicologist and composer. * * * …   Universalium

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