voc, *1947 US
Singer / Composer
Susan Youens (born 1947) is the author of many respected books on German lieder. A noted musicologist, her work on Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf is considered some of the most scholarly and useful material on these composers. Both musicologists and performers have often cited her work.As well as her books, she writes program notes for vocal recitals at Carnegie Hall in New York City. A native of Texas, she currently serves as a professor at the University of Notre Dame, as well as being a frequent guest speaker.