MARCEL-DUBOIS, Claudie

MARCEL-DUBOIS, Claudie. Tours 19.1.1913 — Paris 1.2.1989. French Pianist and Ethnomusicologist. Studies at Conservatoire national supérieur de musique. From 1934 she worked in the Music department of Musée d’ethnographie de Trocadéro. Publications: “Notes sur les instruments de musique figurés dans l’art plastique de l’Inde ancienne”, RAA 11, 1937, 36-49; Instruments de musique de l’Inde…

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LOBSIGER-DELLENBACH, Marguerite

LOBSIGER-DELLENBACH, Marguerite (née M. D.). Geneva 9.7.1905 — Onex, Geneva 1993. Swiss Anthropologist and Ethnomusicologist. From 1922 secretary of Eugène Pittard. From 1947 Vice-Director and in 1952-63 Director of Musée d’ethnographie in Geneva (Pittard’ successor). Fieldwork in Nepal in 1952. Married 1936 George Lobsiger. Publications: Népal: Catalogue de la Collection d’Ethnographie Népalaise…

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PATERSON, John David

PATERSON, John David. 1754? — Dacca (Dhaka) 27.5.1809, when 55. Britishman, in service of E.I.C. in Bengal from 1776. Finally Judge and Magistrate of Dacca. Founder member of A.S.B. Compared Indian religion with Graeco-Roman and Egyptian. Publications: “Of the Origin of Hindu Religion”, As. Res.8, 1805, 44-87; “On the Grámas, or Musical Scales…

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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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KUCKERTZ, Josef

KUCKERTZ, Josef. Würselen near Aachen 24.11.1930 — Berlin 25.3.1996. German Ethno-Musicologist interested in Indian Music. Passed Rheinische Musikschule and studied in 1952-56 musicology, Germanic and ancient history at Köln. Ph.D. 1962 Köln. In 1963-67 Assistant at Institute of Musicology, University of Köln, 1967 habilitation there. From 1967 PD and from…

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KLEEN (af Kleen), Tyra

KLEEN (af Kleen), Tyra. Stockholm 29.3.1874 — Stockholm 17.9.1951. Swedish Painter interested in South and South-East Asia. Daughter of Richard Kleen (1841-1923), diplomat and juridical author, and Maria Charlotta Amelia Wattrang. Educated at home, in the 1890s art studies in Germany and Paris. In 1898-1906 in Rome, then mainly living…

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KAUFMANN, Walter

KAUFMANN, Walter. Karlsbad (now Karlovy Vary in Czech) 1.4.1907 — Bloomington 9.9.1984. Czech German composer, conductor and Musicologist in the U.S.A. Born in the then Austro-Hungarian Empire of Jewish parents, Julius Jakob K. and Josefine Antonia Wagner. Studied music in Prague and Berlin, started his career as conductor in both…

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HOOGT, Jacobus Marinus van der

HOOGT, Jacobus Marinus van der. Amsterdam 1874? — Arnhem 1941. Dutch Student of Indology. Ph.D. c. 1929 Amsterdam (under Faddegon). Died as retired teacher in Arnhem. Publications: Diss. The Vedic Chant Studied in its Textual and Melodic form. 15+123 p. Wageningen 1929. Sources: Almost nothing found except the diss., burial…

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JONES, William

JONES, William. Westminster 28.9.1746 — Calcutta 27.4.1794. Sir. British Pioneer of Indology. Judge in Calcutta. He was the youngest child of the mathematician William Jones (1675–1749), originally a Welshman from Anglesey, and Maria Nix. Educated from 1753 at Harrow, where he spent more than ten years. In free hours he…

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