1910 Exchange Professors
Professor Max Friedlander of the University of Berlin will be the German exchange professor at Harvard for the present year. Professor Friedlander has sailed for this country and is expected in Cambridge within a few days.
The visiting professor has a wide reputation as a musician in Europe. In his youth he studied singing in London and Frankfort. In 1887 he received the degree of Ph.D. at Rostock. Since 1894 he has been teaching music in the University of Berlin. Professor Friedlander has made musical investigation his special field. He has devoted special attention to study of the works of Schubert. He has edited a new edition of Peters' collection of Schubert's songs, and for many years he has devoted himself to the collection of material for an exhaustive biography of that composer.
His service at the University will fall in the first half-year. Professor Friedlander's courses will be four in number: Music 8 is a general history of music of the eighteenth century; Music 9 will treat of the life and works of Beethoven; Music 10 deals with romanticism in music from von Weber and Chopin to Berlioz and Schumann; and Music 20, with studies in general musical knowledge.
Professor Hugo Muensterburg, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Psychological Laboratory, has been selected as Harvard exchange professor in Germany. He will be away the entire college year. Professor Muensterberg studied at the Danzig Gymnasium, and later at Leipzig and Heidelberg; he was given the degree of Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig in 1885, and in 1887 Heidelberg conferred upon him the degree of M.D.: he was awarded the degree of A.M. from Harvard University in 1901, and was made LL.D. by the University of Washington three years later. He was appointed instructor in the University of Freiberg in 1887, and was made assistant professor in 1891. In the following year he was made Professor of Psychology, and Director of the Psychological Laboratory of Harvard University.