SINGER, KURT (1885–1944), musicologist. Born in Berent in German Poland, Singer was music critic for the socialist newspaper Vorwaerts. In 1935 he became musical director of the Juedischer *Kulturbund. He moved to Holland in 1939 but was arrested during the German occupation and taken to the *Theresienstadt concentration camp, where he died. Singer wrote Richard Wagner (1913), Bruckners Chormusik (1924), Berufskrankheiten des Musikers (1927), Diseases of the Musical Profession (1932), and Heilwirkung der Musik (1927).