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Ulrich Mosch

The musicologist Ulrich Mosch, born in Stuttgart in 1955, studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover and at the Technische Universität Berlin with Carl Dahlhaus and Helga de la Motte-Haber, where he completed his doctorate on the topic of "Musical Listening to Serial Music". In 2004 he completed his habilitation at the University of Salzburg, where he was subsequently a private lecturer. He also teaches at IRCAM in Paris and at the Centre Acanthes in Metz. Since 2013, he has been a full professor of musicology at the University of Geneva. Between 1990 and 2013, he was a research associate at the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel, where he was curator of 24 composers' estates and collections, including those of Igor Stravinsky, György Kurtág, Hans Werner Henze, Luciano Berio and Helmut Lachenmann. Ulrich Mosch is, among other things, editor of Wolfgang Rihm's writings and writes about music history and music aesthetics, especially of the 20th and 21st centuries. He also deals with the connection of music to the other arts - especially dance, film and visual arts -, with musical perception, the history of listening, musical interpretation and reproduction and music in the media. Since 2010, Ulrich Mosch has again been a regular lecturer at the Darmstadt Summer Courses, where he was already active as a lecturer in the early 1990s.