Tina Frühauf, Ph.D., is a musicologist, writer, and editor. Her scholarly work focuses on Jewish music in Western Diaspora, twentieth-century music, and historiography.
Dr. Frühauf teaches at Columbia University and serves on the doctoral faculty of The Graduate Center, CUNY. During the summer semester of 2019 she was a DAAD guest professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. She has received fellowships and grants, most recently from the Forberg-Schneider Stiftung, the American Musicological Society, the Leo Baeck Institute, and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Dr. Frühauf has published articles in the The Musical Quarterly, Musica Judaica, and TDR: The Drama Review, and contributed numerous book chapters and encyclopedia entries on the German Jewish music culture. She is the author of The Organ and Its Music in German-Jewish Culture (Oxford University Press, 2009/2012) and editor of German-Jewish Organ Music: An Anthology of Works from the 1820s to the 1960s (A-R Editions, 2013, nominated for the Claude V. Palisca Award for Outstanding Edition), Hans Samuel: Selected Piano Works (A-R Editions, 2013), and Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture (Oxford University Press, 2014), which won the Ruth A. Solie Award and the Jewish Studies and Music Award of the American Musicological Society. She has written several books for a general readership. The most recent one, Experiencing Jewish Music in America, with Rowman & Littlefield, has just been published in 2018. An edited volume titled Postmodernity's Musical Pasts: Historicity and Temporality after 1945 will be released in early 2020. Dr. Frühauf's monograph on music in the Jewish communities of Germany after 1945 and the Handbook of Jewish Music are both forthcoming with Oxford University Press.