Ficker, Rudolf von#
b. Munich (Germany), June 11, 1886, d. Igls (Tyrol), Aug. 2, 1954, musicologist; son of Julius von Ficker, brother of Heinrich von Ficker and Ludwig von Ficker. Studied with G. Adler in Vienna; from 1923 professor at the University of Innsbruck, from 1927 in Vienna, from 1931 in Munich; participated in the publication of "Denkmaeler der Tonkunst in Oesterreich" (monuments of music in Austria). participated esp. in reviving medieval music (performances in the Vienna Burgkapelle); highly esteemed for examining and editing the "Trento Codices".