John Tyrrell (musicologist)
Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe)
|Fields||Musicology, Czech studies|
|Institutions||University of Cardiff, Oxford|
|Known for||Study of Czech music, particularly biography of L. Janacek, editor of 2nd edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.|
John Tyrrell (born 1942) is a British musicologist. Born in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe), he studied at the universities of Cape Town, Oxford and Brno. In 2000 he was appointed Research Professor at Cardiff University.
He has published several books on Leoš Janáček, including an authoritative and largely definitive two-volume biography.
- "List of published books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2008-08-27.
- "Short biography". Retrieved 2008-08-27.