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Prof. Dr. Barbara Hornberger

University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, Institute of Music
Professor of Popular Music Didactics
Barbara Hornberger, born 1970, studied cultural studies, aesthetics and applied arts at the University of Hildesheim, Germany, and specialized in popular culture, esp. popular music. She received her PhD with an exploration of the topic ‘New German Wave’ (Neue Deutsche Welle). Currently, she is a professor of popular music didactics at the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck. Her research focuses on popular culture and music, on popular culture history and on popular music and education.