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Anne L. Midgette Edit Profile

Music critic , freelance/self-employed journalist

Anne L. Midgette, music critic, freelance/self-employed journalist. Recipient Willets prize for Fiction, Yale University, 1986.


Midgette, Anne L. was born on June 22, 1965 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Willard F. Midgette and Sally Midgette Anderson.


Bachelor, Yale University, 1986. Visiting student, Columbia University, 1985.


Managing editor Munich Foundation Magazine, Germany, 1991-1993. English editor/translator Nelles Guides, Munich, 1994-1999. Freelance translator Deutsche Grammophon, Bavarian State Opera, Siemens, 1986-1998.

Freelance journalist/music-art critic New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Newsday, Opera News, others, since 1993. English teacher The British Institute, Munich, 1988-1991. Freelancer/stringer British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1994-1998.

Freelancer TV2 Danmark, Copenhagen-Berlin, 1997-1998. Classical music critic New York Times, since 2001.


  • Other Work

    • Author (liner notes Civil Defense texts): Sony Classical, since 1997. Author: Insight Guide Bavaria, 1993, Nelles Guide Scotland, 1997, Nelles Guide Greek Islands, 1999.


Willard F. Midgette

Sally Midgette Anderson