John Tyrrell (musicologist)

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John Tyrrell
Born 1942
Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe)
Nationality United Kingdom
Known for Study of Czech music, particularly biography of L. Janacek, editor of 2nd edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
Scientific career
Fields Musicology, Czech studies
Institutions University of Cardiff, Oxford

John Tyrrell (born 1942) is a British musicologist. Born in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe), he studied at the universities of Cape Town, Oxford and Brno. In 2000 he was appointed Research Professor at Cardiff University.

He has published several books on Leoš Janáček, including an authoritative and largely definitive two-volume biography.

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