Musicologist Ulrich Mosch, who was born in 1955 in Stuttgart, studied at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media as well as at the Technical University Berlin, where he wrote his doctoral thesis titled the “Musical Perception of Serial Music”. In 2004 he received his professorial qualification at Salzburg University. He commenced the position of research associate at the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel in 1990, where he also curates more than 20 bequests and collections of composers. He edits the writings of Wolfgang Rihm, among others, and writes about music history and aesthetics primarily of the 20th and 21st centuries. In addition, he teaches at IRCAM in Paris, at the Centre Acanthes in Metz and at Salzburg University. He has lectured at the Darmstadt Summer Courses a number of times.