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Taruskin, Richard

LC control no.n 81100635
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationML423.T185 Biography
Personal name headingTaruskin, Richard
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Associated placeBerkeley (Calif.)
Birth date1945-04-02
Death date2022-07-01
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathOakland (Calif.)
Field of activityMusicology
AffiliationUniversity of California, Berkeley
Columbia University
Profession or occupationMusicologists
Found inMusic of the Reformation and Counter-reformation. [Phonodisc] 1975
His Musorgsky, 1992: CIP t.p. (Richard Taruskin) pub. info. (Taruskin, Richard F.; b. 04-02-45)
Wikipedia, viewed July 23, 2018: individual webpage (Richard Taruskin is an American musicologist, music historian, and critic who has written about the theory of performance, Russian music, 15th-century music, 20th-century music, nationalism, the theory of modernism, and analysis)
Washington post WWW site, viewed July 5, 2022 (in obituary dated July 2, 2022: Richard Taruskin, a music scholar and historian of wide influence and spectacular fecundity who wrote the gigantic "Oxford History of Western Music," died July 1 in Oakland, Calif. He was 77. Dr. Taruskin, a longtime professor of musicology at the University of California at Berkeley, was best known for his writings about Russian music and particularly about Igor Stravinsky. As a PhD student at Columbia University, Dr. Taruskin worked with Paul Henry Lang. Richard Filler Taruskin was born in New York on April 2, 1945. After receiving a master's degree in 1968 and a doctorate in musicology in 1975 from Columbia, he taught in the university's music department until 1987, when he joined Berkeley's faculty. He was named a full professor in 1989 and retired in 2014)
Associated languageeng
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