Gabriel John

John Gabriel is a postdoctoral fellow in music in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at the University of Hong Kong, having completed his Ph.D. at Harvard University in 2016. His research focuses on the role of music and sound in the cultural history of Central Europe and the United States in long twentieth century. He is currently writing a book on the opera and music theater of the New Objectivity in Weimar Republic Germany (1919-1933). Other publications have explored musical representations of state symbols in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Germany, the historiography of music in Nazi Germany, the reception of the composer Giacomo Meyerbeer in early twentieth-century Germany, and American-German cultural exchange in the 1920s.


Twentieth-Century Ideologies of "Late Style" in the Reception of Elliott Carter’s Music (Postludi. Lo stile tardo)