Eva Badura-Skoda

Musicologist, Author

1929 –


Who is Eva Badura-Skoda?

Eva Badura-Skoda is a German/Austrian musicologist.

Eva Halfar studied at the Vienna Conservatory and took courses in musicology, philosophy, and art history at the universities of Heidelberg, Vienna, and Innsbruck.

In 1951 she married Paul Badura-Skoda, with whom she collaborated on the volumes Mozart-Interpretation and Bach-Interpretation.

In 1962 and 1963 she led summer seminars at the Salzburg Mozarteum. In 1964 she was the Brittingham visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin, where she served as professor of musicology from 1966 to 1974. She was a visiting professor at Boston University, Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, McGill University in Montreal, and the University of Göttingen. In 1986 she was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art by the Austrian government.

Badura-Skoda contributed many articles to books, reference works, and journals, and also edited scores by Haydn, Dittersdorf, Mozart, and Schubert.

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Jan 15, 1929
  • Germany
Lived in
  • Vienna

on July 23, 2013


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