Karol Berger receives the Glarean Award for musical research

KAROL BERGER the Osgood Hooker Professor in Fine Arts in Stanford’s Department of Music, will be the third recipient of the Glarean Award for musical research. The award will be presented by the Swiss Musicological Society in Zurich Nov. 22.

Born in Poland, Berger in 1968 immigrated to the United States, where he received his doctorate from Yale in 1975. The recipient of numerous honors for his work, he has been teaching at Stanford since 1982. His research interests include the history of musical aesthetics and theory, and German music history of the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Glarean Award has been awarded every two years since 2007 to researchers who have distinguished themselves through exceptional contributions to the field.