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Eduard Hanslick (1825–1904)

Hanslick, Eduard (häns’lik). A German musical critic and writer on æsthetics; born at Prague, Sept. 11, 1825; died at Vienna, Aug. 7, 1904. He surpassed all contemporary workers in the field of musical criticism, holding the position of professor of musical criticism and history in the Vienna University. He is a recognized authority among European authors in music and æsthetics, owing to his wit, imaginative power, thorough knowledge of his specialties, and perfect command of style.