John D. Wilson


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...studied piano performance and musicology at Baylor University in Texas and at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Since attaining a PhD in musicology, he has been active as a Beethoven Researcher, having been active from 2013 to 2019 at the University of Vienna's Department of Musicology in the project "The Music Library of Elector Maximilian Franz." Since 2017, he has been Reviews Editor for Musicologica Austriaca: Journal for Austrian Music Studies. He is currently writing a book on the young Beethoven.

Full CV


  • Wilson, John D. 2019. Beethoven als Mitglied einer Hofmusikerfamilie. In Beethoven. Welt.Bürger.Musik, eds. Agnieszka Lulińska and Julia Ronge, 44-50. Köln: Wienand.
  • Wilson, John D. 2019. Der Wiener Kongress 1814/15. Beethoven wird Ehrenbürger und Weltstar. In Beethoven. Menschenwelt und Götterfunken, ed. Thomas Leibnitz, 147-156. Wien: Residenz.