Rufus Hallmark is a Professor in the Department of Music at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. He is the editor of Schumann's song cycles Dichterliebe and Frauenleibe und Leben for the new critical edition of the composer's works. He is also the author of The Genesis of Dichterliebe: A Source Study (1976), German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century (1996, rev. 2010), and numerous articles on the songs of Schumann, Schubert, and Vaughan Williams, published in journals and international conference reports. In 2011 he won the American Musicological Society's Thomas Hampson Prize for work on classic song. A member of the American Musicological Society, the Schumann, Rï¿½ckert, and Chamisso Gesellschï¿½fte, he was Secretary of the Board of the American Musicological Society from 2001 to 2007.