Redlich, Hans Ferdinand

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REDLICH, HANS FERDINAND (1903–1968), musicologist. Born in Vienna, Redlich conducted opera in Berlin and Mainz, and after 1931 devoted himself to research and writing. In 1939 he settled in Britain, where he lectured at Cambridge University from 1942 and at Edinburgh University from 1955. He was an authority on Monteverdi and edited some of his works. His writings include Gustav Mahler (1919), Claudio Monteverdi (1949; Eng., 1952), Bruckner and Mahler (1955), and Alban Berg (1957). He composed a concerto grosso (1927) and Hoelderlin Trilogy for tenor and orchestra (1946).