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Ameln, Konrad
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(Jul 6, 1899, Neuss – Sep 1, 1994, Lüdenscheid). Ameln studied musicology at Göttingen and Freiburg i. Br. Forced to retire in 1934 after a short period of teaching in Münster, Elbing, and Dortmund, he became a choirmaster and concert organizer in Lüdenscheid. From 1928 to 1930, Ameln was the editor of Das musikalische Schriftum; from 1925 to 1933, he edited Die Singgemeinde, published by the Finkensteiner Bund. In 1955, together with C. Mahrenholz and Friedrich Müller, he founded the Jahrbuch für Liturgik und Hymnologie (JLH). Ameln oversaw a large number of scho…

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Marti, Andreas, “Ameln, Konrad”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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