Schulze, Hans-Joachim

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Schulze, Hans-Joachim

Schulze, Hans-Joachim, distinguished German musicologist; b. Leipzig, Dec. 3, 1934. He studied mu-sicology in Leipzig at the Hochschule für Musik (1952–54) and with Serauky, Eller, and Besseler at the Karl Marx Univ. (1954–57), and completed his education at the Univ. of Rostock (Ph.D., 1979, with the diss. Studien zur Bach-Überlieferung im 18. Jahrhundert; publ. in Leipzig, 1984). In 1957 he became a research assistant at the Leipzig Bach Archive, where he later served as deputy director (1974–79). With C. Wolff, he was co-ed, of the Bach-fahrbuch (from 1975). He was made head research fellow of the Nationale Forschungs- und Gedenkstatten Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig in 1979, and was appointed director of the Leipzig Bach Archive in 1986. He was a lecturer at the Martin Luther Univ. in Halle-Wittenberg (1987–88), and has lectured as a visiting prof. in univs. in Europe and the U.S. A devoted scholar of Bach, Schulze is a respected authority in his field.


Ed. with W. Neumann, Schriftstücke von der Hand Johann Sebastian Bachs, Bach-Dokumente, I (Leipzig, 1963); ed. Fremdschriftliche und gedruckte Dokumente zur Lebensgeschichte Johann Sebastian Backs, Bach-Dokumente, I(Lei (Leipzig, 1969); ed. Dokumente zum Nachwirken Johann Sebastian Bachs 1750–1800, Bach- Dokumente, III (Leipzig, 1972); Johann Sebastian Bach: Leben und Werk in Dokumenten (Leipzig, 1975); ed. with C. Wolff, Bach Compendium: Analytisch-bibliographisches Repertorium der Werke Johann Sebastian Bachs (7 vols., Leipzig and Dresden, 1986–89).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire