Margarita M. Hanson Fund
supporting books on music before 1800
The Margarita M. Hanson Fund (USA) supports the publication of books in any language about music or musical culture before 1800. Margarita Hanson was publisher of the Éditions de l’Oiseau-Lyre between 1971 and 1996. Under her direction was completed the 25-volume Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century, embracing over 2,000 compositions. She was decorated by Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1986 and by the Republic of France the following year; in 1992 she was awarded the degree Doctor of Music, honoris causa, by the University of Melbourne.
The Margarita M. Fund has been used to support the following publications:
Lawrence Bennett, ed., Denkmäler der Tonkunst (DTÖ) Ignaz Holzbauer: Hypermnestra. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt Graz. ISBN 979-0501072910.
Ellen Rosand, Monteverdi’s Last Operas: A Venetian Trilogy. University of California Press. ISBN 0520249348.
Eric Chafe, Bach’s Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725, Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
Proposals appropriate for the Margarita M. Hanson Fund are accepted by the AMS Publications Committee regularly. See AMS Publication Subventions for further details.