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In February he released a new book on Wagner. For this reason and by virtue of his other accomplishments, Nattiez is considered by his academic peers as one of the leading musicologists of his time. Born in in Amiens, a city in the north of France, Nattiez is the son of a French literature teacher, musician and music critic who was passionate about Wagner.
This passion was inherited and gave birth to a number of works devoted to different facets of the German composer. In , as a teenager, Nattiez worked at the Bayreuth Festival as a machinist. During his university studies, Nattiez majored in linguistics and modern literature and wrote his thesis on musical semiotics in Paris.
Hired as a musicology professor by the University of Montreal in , he became a naturalized Canadian in the mids. Retired today, he devotes his free time and energy to the service of music and musicology at large by giving lectures at the University of Montreal and now,collaborating with La Scena Musicale. He remains active as a writer. Distinctions, titles and awards have spanned the career of this emeritus professor. Those are so numerous that they alone could be the subject of an article.
We will name here only the most important. Over the course of his career, this prolific writer, as well as being the editor-in-chief of the journal Circuit, which is dedicated to contemporary music, has been associated with the most prestigious schools.
Nattiez has also published an intellectual autobiography, La musique, la recherche et la vie, and a survey, Opera. On top of being a musicologist, Jean-Jacques Nattiez is an ethnomusicologist. Translation by Viviane Reid.
Jean-Jacques Nattiez: Renowned musicologist
He studied music at the Amiens Cons while devoting himself to piano in private. His graduate studies centered on literature and linguistics, first in Aix-en-Provence, and then at the PH D level in Paris where he wrote a thesis on musical semiology. In , Nattiez became a professor at the University of Montreal , first at the departments of linguistics and French studies, and then at the Faculty of Music where he began to teach musicology in He was co-editor of the first six issues of the CUMR He became editor of Circuit, periodical devoted to 20th-century music published by the University of Montreal Press, of which the first issue appeared in
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