| Jörg Jewanski
Kurze Str. 3
Jörg Jewanski was born in Herne, Germany, in 1959. He studied in
Wuppertal, Münster and Berlin and got a "Erstes Staatsexamen
für das Lehramt" in 1986, and a Diplom in classical guitar in
1988. He was the only prizewinner of a guitar competition in
Sablé, France, in 1988. His dissertation (Ph.D.) "Ist C =
Rot?" at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, in which he
analyzed the history of connections between colors and tones,
especially from the 16th to the 18th century, was published in 1999.
He taught (2001-2007) music history and musicology at the
Musikhochschule (Conservatory) of Münster. His research focuses
on the history of colorlight music, the connection between
synesthesia and music / visual arts, and the connection between music
and the visual arts. In 2003/04 he was the scientific director of a
combined scientific-artistic project, "Color - light - music.
Synaesthesia and colorlight music" at the Hochschule für Musik
und Theater Zuerich, Switzerland, which was published as a book in
2006. Since 1995 he has been a collaborator of the editorial board of
the German music encyclopedia "Die Musik in Geschichte und
Gegenwart," for which he also has published c.100 articles. He was
coorganizer of music festivals, teaches guitar at a music school, and
is currently working on an encyclopedia of the guitar.