Alfred Mann (musicologist)
April 28, 1917|
|Died||September 21, 2006
Fort Wayne, Indiana
|Nationality||German, and later
U. S. citizen
|Alma mater||Berlin Academy of Music|
|Known for||Translation of
Gradus ad Parnassum by Johann Fux
Alfred Mann left Germany before World War II and moved to Italy where he only could stay shortly. In 1938, Mann had to leave Italy, because of a Mussolini mandate, and Mann moved to the USA. After a long career, Mann became Professor of Musicology at the Eastman School in 1980, retiring and becoming Professor Emeritus in 1987.
- The Study of Counterpoint Johann Joseph Fux, WW Norton & Co (revised edition) 1965, ISBN 978-0-393-00277-5.
- Study of Fugue Alfred Mann, WW Norton & Co, 1980, ISBN 978-0-393-09675-0.
- Study of Fugue Alfred Mann, Dover Publications Inc. (edited) 1988, ISBN 978-0-486-25439-5
- Alfred Mann: A Life Sketch (short biography) Michael Dodds, Eastman School of Music, (last edited) 2007