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Harry Halbreich

Belgian musicologist
Harry Halbreich

Harry Halbreich (February 9, 1931, Berlin – June 27, 2016, Uccle) was a Belgian musicologist of (partly) Jewish descent.[1][2] He was known for a number of books, articles and studies on modern and contemporary music, including monograph works on Olivier Messiaen, Claude Debussy, Arthur Honegger and Bohuslav Martinů.


  1. Dust jacket biography of Harry Halbreich from Halbreich (2007).
  2. Catinchi, Philippe-Jean (1 July 2016). "Mort d'Harry Halbreich, musicologue belge" – via Le Monde.