Jean-Jacques Nattiez

Jean-Jacques Nattiez OC CQ FRSC (French: [natje]; born December 30, 1945, Amiens, France) is a musical semiologist or semiotician and professor of musicology at the Université de Montréal.[1] He studied semiology with Georges Mounin and Jean Molino and music semiology (doctoral) with Nicolas Ruwet.

He is a noted specialist on the writings of the composer and conductor Pierre Boulez.[2]

In 1990, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2001, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.[1][3]



  • Proust as Musician. Translated by Derrick Puffett. Cambridge, 1989.
  • Music and Discourse: Toward a Semiology of Music (Musicologie générale et sémiologue, 1987). Translated by Carolyn Abbate (1990). ISBN 0-691-02714-5.
  • Wagner Androgyne; A Study in Interpretation. Translated by Stewart Spencer. Princeton University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-691-04832-0 (pbk.).


  1. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (May 26, 2010). "SSHRC - Jean-Jacques Nattiez". Ottawa: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  2. Vachon, Jean-Pascal. "Nattiez, Jean-Jacques". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Ottawa: Historica Foundation. Archived from the original on May 23, 2011. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  3. Canada Council for the Arts (May 3, 2004). "James Arthur, Will Kymlicka, Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Janet Rossant and R. Kerry Rowe recipients of $100,000 Killam Prizes for 2004". Ottawa: Canada Council for the Arts. Archived from the original on March 18, 2012. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  4. "Appointments to the Order of Canada".

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