Dürr, Alfred

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Dürr, Alfred (b Charlottenburg, 1918). Ger. musicologist and writer. Member, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Inst., Göttingen, 1951–83 (ass. dir. 1962–81). Ed. Bach-Jahrbuch 1953–74. Ed. of works for Bach neue Ausgabe sämtlicher Werke. Books incl. Bach's Christmas Oratorios (1967), The Cantatas of J. S. Bach (1971, rev. 1985), and Bach's St John Passion (1988).