FrotSCher, Gotthold, German musiciologist; b. Ossa, near Leipzig, Dec. 6, 1897; d. Berlin, Sept. 30, 1967. He studied in Bonn and Leipzig, receiving his Ph.D. from the Univ. of Leipzig in 1922 with the diss. Die Ästhetik des Berliner Liedes. He completed his Habilitation at the Technische Hochschule in Danzig with his Hauptprobleme der Musikästhetik im 18. Jahrhundert (1924; publ. in Danzig, 1924). He taught at the Univ. of Danzig (1924–32) and then was a prof, at the Univ. of Berlin (1935–5); from 1950 he taught at the Pedagogische Hochschule in Berlin. He wrote the valuable Geschichte des Orgelspiels und der Orgelkomposition (2 vols., Berlin, 1935; 3rd ed., rev, 1966); also publ. Aufführungspraxis alter Musik (Wilhelmshaven, 1963; 4th ed., 1977) and Orgeln (Karlsruhe, 1968).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"FrotSCher, Gotthold." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (March 25, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/frotscher-gotthold
"FrotSCher, Gotthold." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved March 25, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/frotscher-gotthold
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.