Elisabeth Theresia Hilscher
(+43 1) 51581 – 3703
... born in Vienna in 1967, studied musicology and history at the University of Vienna. Since 1987, she has been a staff member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (first Kommission für Musikforschung, since 2013 of the Department of Musicology of the Institut für kunst- und musikhistorische Forschungen, since 2020 of the Austrian Center for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage, ACDH-CH). She is also a member of the Executive Commission of the Gesellschaft zur Herausgabe von Denkmälern der Tonkunst in Österreich and the Presidium of the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Musikwissenschaft. Since 2012 she has been a lecturer at the University of Vienna and a frequent guest lecturer at the Masaryk University in Brno. The main focus of her academic work is on Austrian and Viennese music history, in particular on the music history of the courts of the Habsburgs of the Austrian line, the tradition of music in churches and monasteries, and the history of musicology.