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The American Musical Instrument Society

Awards

The Curt Sachs Award 1991

Herbert Heyde

Herbert HeydeThe Board of Governors of the American Musical Instrument Society designated Herbert Heyde the recipient of the Curt Sachs Award for the year 1991 in recognition of the eminence and achievements of Herbert Heyde as research scholar and author and in acknowledgement of his contributions to the scientific and historical study of musical instruments through his numerous books, including Trompete und Trompeteblasen im europäischen Mittelalter; Grundlagen des natürlichen Systems der Musikinstrumente; Historische Musikinstrumente im Bachhaus Eisenach; Katalog des Musikinstrumenten-Museums der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig (Volumes 1, 3, and 5); Historische Musikinstrumente des Händelhauses; Musikinstrumentenbau, Kunst-Handwerk-Entwurf; Das Ventilblasinstrument: Seine Entwicklung im deutschsprachign Raum von den Anfângen bis zur Gegenwart; and, Historische Musikinstrumente der Staatlichen Reka-Sammlung am Bezirkmuseum Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), which provide invaluable information concerning the history, construction, and use of musical instruments, and document several significant German collections.

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