Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae

Bozena Elzbieta Wojnowska, 28 October 1949-9 March 2012

Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae

Bozena Elzbieta Wojnowska, 28 October 1949-9 March 2012

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Bozena Elzbieta Wojnowska--Polish musicologist, music librarian, eminent scholar of music sources--died on the 9th of March, 2012.

She was born in Gdansk, where she attended primary and secondary music school in violin class. She graduated in musicology from the Warsaw University (1974) and post graduated in Latin studies from the University in Lodz (1989). During 1974-1986 she worked as lecturer at the Musicology Department of the Warsaw University. Since 1986 she has been working as an assistant researcher in the Department of Music Collections of the National Library in Warsaw (served as a head in 1998-1999), and in the Polish RISM Centre. She was very much involved in many RISM projects. She often led the inventory practices for students.

She focused in her research on music from 15th to 17th century. She was an author of numerous publications and an editor of three periodicals: "Polish Musicological Yearbook", "Musicological Forum", and "Musicology Today". She brought an enormous personal contribution to the organization of many conferences prepared by the National Library, among them the last one "The Musical Heritage of the Jagiellonian Era in Central and Eastern European Countries" in August 2009. …

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