DAY, Charles Russell

DAY, Charles Russell. ?.4.Eton 1860 — Paardeberg, South Africa 18.2.1900. British Colonial Officer. Son of Rev. Russell Day, a Rector, and Maria Isabella Knowlys. Educated at Etona, joined the army in 1880. In 1882 joined Oxfordshire Light Infantry and soon left for India, where he used his free time sudying music. After…

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CLEMENTS, Ernest S

CLEMENTS, Ernest S. 1873 — 19??. Sir. British Civil Servant and Musicologist in India. District Judge in Satara (1910), then in Dharwar (1918). Still active in London in 1937. As an early Western student of Indian music his approach has been characterized “sober and analytical compared to those of Fox…

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GROSSET, Joanny

GROSSET, Joanny. Lyon (Rhône) 29.3.1862 — 19??. French Pioneer of the Study of Indian Music. From the university of Lyon, therefore probably a student of Regnaud. Licencié-ès-lettres. He gave ideas about Indian music to Messiaen. Publications: Contribution à l’étude de la Musique Hindoue. 90 p. Mélanges de philol. indo-europ. 6.…

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FOX-STRANGWAYS, Arthur Henry

FOX-STRANGWAYS, Arthur Henry. Norwich, Norfolk 14.9.1859 — Dinton, Wiltshire 2.5.1948. British Musicologist. Son of an officer, Walter Aston F.-S., and Harriet Elizabeth Bullier. Educated at Wellington College, studies at Balliol College, Oxford. Degree in Classics 1882, then two years at Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. Worked as schoolmaster at Dulwich…

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FELBER, Erwin

FELBER, Erwin. 1885 — Vienna 27.5.1964. Austrian Musicologist. Son of Wolf Wilhelm F. and Johanna Back. Ph.D. 1911 Vienna. In 1938 emigrated to China. From 1939 artistic director of European Jewish Artists Society in Shanghai, also taught Western music at university there. Returned to Vienna after war. Publications: Diss. publ.…

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DANIÉLOU, Alain

DANIÉLOU, Alain (nom-de-plume Shiva Sharan). Neuilly-sur-Seine (Seine) 4.10.1907 — Lonay, Switzerland 27.1.1994. French Musicologist deeply interested in India. Son of Charles D. (1878–1953), an anticlerical Breton journalist and politician, and Madeleine Clamorgan, an ardent catholic, his brother Jean D. (1905–1974) was a jesuit and cardinal. Educated at Institution de Sainte-Croix in…

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BAKE, Arnold Adriaan

BAKE, Arnold Adriaan. Hilversum 19.5.1899 — London 8.10.1963. Dutch Indologist in India and in the U.K. School at Hilversum and in 1912-18 in Haarlem. He planned to go to Indonesia, and therefore began in 1918 Sanskrit (Vogel) and Arabian (Snouck Hurgronje) studies at Leiden, also studied music. Reduction of colonial…

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