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A Trailblazing Music Scholar

Posted at 5:05 PM on November 24, 2009 by Rex Levang
Filed under: In the media

The death of H. C. Robbins Landon has just been announced. His name may not be current in every household, but lovers of the Viennese classic composers, especially Haydn, are in his debt for the scholarly work he did. This Telegraph obituary focuses (maybe too much?) on one incident in his career that he no doubt would have liked to forget, but also suggests the range and importance of his work.