Wolfgang Marx is Associate Professor in Historical Musicology and a member of the UCD Humanities Institute where he leads the Research Strand “Death, Burial and the Afterlife”. His main research interests are the representation of death in music, György Ligeti, post-truth and music, and the theory of musical genres. He regularly teaches modules including “Writing about Music”, “Post-Truth, Politics and Music”, “Sociology of Music”, and (at MMus level) “Foundations in Historical Musicology”. In 2012 he was awarded a ‘Graduate Diploma in University Teaching & Learning’ (NUI).
He is one of the inaugural cohort of UCD Innovation Fellows 2021.