John Tyrrell (musicologist)
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|Born||17 August 1942|
|Died||4 October 2018(aged 76)|
|Known for||Study of Czech music, particularly biography of L. Janacek, editor of second edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians|
|Fields||Musicology, Czech studies|
|Institutions||University of Cardiff|
John Tyrrell (17 August 1942 – 4 October 2018) was a British musicologist. Born in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe), he studied at the universities of Cape Town, Oxford and Brno. He was a Lecturer in Music at the University of Nottingham (1976), becoming Reader in Opera Studies (1987) and Professor (1996). From 1996 to 2000 he was Executive Editor of the second edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2001). From 2000 to 2008 he was Research Professor at Cardiff University
He published several books on Leoš Janáček, including an authoritative and largely definitive two-volume biography.
He died in 2018 at the age of 76.
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- "Zemřel John Tyrrell, přední odborník na tvorbu Leoše Janáčka". Tyden.cz. 5 October 2018. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
- "List of published books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 27 August 2008.
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