Nagel, Wilibald

1863-

 

Author and teacher; born at Mulheim-on-the-Ruhr; the son of Siegfried Nagel, a singer. His musical education he received in Berlin under Erlich, Treibs, Spitta and Bellermann. He became a teacher of musical history at Zurich, and since 1898 has taught  the science of music in the Technical High School of Darmstadt, and has been conductor of the Academical Gesangverein. Two of Nagel's most important works are Geschichte der Musik in England, and Annalen der Engleschen Hofmusik, which he wrote after many researches and long study of English national music. A life of Brahms and a study of Beethoven's sonatas are other of his published works.