Bronarski, Ludwik (Ryszard Marian)

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Bronarski, Ludwik (Ryszard Marian)

Bronarski, Ludwik (Ryszard Marian), Polish-Swiss musicologist; b. Lemberg, April 13, 1890; d. Fribourg, Nov. 9, 1975. He traveled to Vienna, where he studied musicology with Adler and Dietz at the Univ. (1909–13), later completing his training with Peter Wagner at the Univ. of Fribourg (Ph.D., 1919, with the diss. Die Lieder der heiligen Hildegard; publ. in Zürich, 1922); he subsequently received a law diploma (1926). He taught at the Fribourg Cons. (1946–67). With J. Turcyński, he ed. the Paderewski edition of Chopin’s works (21 vols., Warsaw, 1949-63).


Harmonika Chopina (Warsaw, 1935); Études sur Chopin (2 vols., Lausanne, 1944-46; 2nd ed., 1947-48); Chopin et l’Italie (Lausanne, 1946); Szkice Chopinowskie (Chopin Sketches; Kraków, 1961).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire