KATER, Michael H.

Michael H. Kater is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of History and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC). He is internationally recognized as a leading historian of modern Germany, in particular National Socialism and the Third Reich. He has published ca. two hundred learned articles and nine monographs, the latest of which is Never Sang for Hitler: The Life and Times of Lotte Lehmann, 1888-1976, by Cambridge University Press (2008). His books have been translated into German, Japanese, Russian, and French and have won international prizes. He is currently writing a history of the town of Weimar from the Enlightenment (1770) to the present. As a semi-professional modern-jazz musician und music historian, Kater co-edited Music and Nazism: Art under Tyranny, with Albrecht Riethmüller from the Freie Universität Berlin in 2003. He has won several major awards, such as Guggenheim and Canada Council Senior Killam Fellowships. In 1990 he won the prestigious Konrad Adenauer Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (Bonn).

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