Robert Falck (b. 1937) received his BMus from the New England Conservatory and received MFA and PhD from Brandeis University. Early in his career he published articles, books and dictionary/encyclopedia articles in the field of medieval music, focusing on polyphonic and monophonic music of the 12th and 13th centuries. In more recent years his research and publication interest shifted to the twentieth century, and he produced a number of published and some unpublished papers especially on Arnold Schoenberg, but also on Alban Berg, Anton Webern and Stefan Wolpe. Spent more than thirty years at the Univeristy of Toronto as a music professor.