Friedländer, Max

MUSICOLOGIST (GERMANY)
BORN 12 Oct 1852, Brieg, Silesia (now: Brzeg) - DIED 2 May 1934, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Stahnsdorf, Brandenburg: Südwestkirchhof, Bahnhofstrasse (Block Erlöser, Feld 5)

Max Friedländer studied voice in London under Manuel Garcia and in Frankfurt am Main, where Julius Stockhausens was his teacher. He debuted as a singer in London in 1880. He lived and worked in Frankfurt am Main from 1881 to 1883 and subsequently in Berlin. In 1885 he published "100 Deutsche Volkslieder".

In 1887 he was promoted in Rostock on his research on Franz Schubert, published as "Beiträge zur Biographie Franz Schuberts". In 1894 he became a private music teacher at the University of Berlin. In 1903 he became an associate professor and in 1918 a full professor.

In 1911 he moved to the USA as a guest teacher and he was awarded a honorary doctorate by Harvard University. He edited several musical anthologies of songs by Schubert, Schumann and Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. He died in 1934 in Berlin.

Related persons
• was pupil to Stockhausen, Julius

Images

The grave of Max Friedlaender at the Südwestfriedhof, Stahnsdorf.
Picture by Androom (24 Aug 2013)

 

Sources
• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2006
Max Friedlaender (Musikwissenschaftler) – Wikipedia


Friedländer, Max Julius

Published: 02 Jun 2019
Last update: 08 Dec 2021