Brigitte Massin

Brigitte Massin (21 July 1927[1] – 5 December 2002[1]) was a French musicologist and journalist.

Brigitte Massin
Born21 July 1927
Died5 December 2002(2002-12-05) (aged 75)

With her husband Jean Massin, she published numerous works on music. Brigitte Massin is the mother of Béatrice Massin, a specialist of Baroque dance.


Massin has written extensive biographical works on classical and romantic composers. She specialized in Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Beethoven.[2]


In collaboration with Jean MassinEdit

  • 1955(2nd edition: 1967): Ludwig van Beethoven. Bibliothèque des grands musiciens. Paris: Fayard. p. 845. ISBN 978-2213003481.
  • 1959: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Les indispensables de la musique. Paris: Fayard. p. 1293. ISBN 978-2213003092.
  • 1970: Recherche de Beethoven. Paris: Fayard. p. 379.
  • 1997: Histoire de la musique; de Monteverdi à Varése 1600/1945 (3 tomes). Paris: Messidor. p. 945.
  • 1987: Histoire de la musique occidentale. Les indispensables de la musique. Paris: Fayard. 1987. pp. 1312. ISBN 978-2213020327.[3]

Other worksEdit


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  2. ^ Brigitte Massin, musicologue et mélomane on
  3. ^ Histoire de la musique occidentale

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