Jerusalem Archive for Oriental Music

Edith (Esther) Gerson Kiwi - Publications

Edith (Esther) Gerson Kiwi - Biography

Edith Gerson-Kiwi was born in Berlin and completed her formative studies in piano and harpsichord performance under teacher Wanda Landowska at the Ecole de Musique Ancienne. 

In 1933, she finished her doctorate under Besseler at the University of Heidelberg with a dissertation on the 16th-century Italian canzonetta. 

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