Ulrich Siegfried Leupold

LEUPOLD, Ulrich Siegfried. b. Berlin, Germany, 15 January 1909; d. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 9 June 1970. He undertook musicological studies at Friedrich Wilhelm University, Berlin (1927–31), under such leading musicologists as Johannes Wolf, Arnold Schering, Curt Sachs, and Hans Joachim Moser; theological studies at the University of Zürich under Reinhold Seeberg, and in Berlin with Leonhardt Fendt, Emil Brunner, and Hans Asmussen, among others. His PhD thesis, Die liturgischen Gesänge der evangelischen Kirche im Zeitalter der Aufklärung und der Romantik was completed when he was 23 years of age and became widely known throughout Germany, being published in 1933 by one of Germany’s most...

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