Werner Neumann was a German musicologist. He founded the Bach-Archiv Leipzig on 20 November 1950 and was a principal editor of the Neue Bach-Ausgabe, the second edition of the complete works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Neumann studied at the Conservatory of Leipzig from 1928 to 1930, at the University of Leipzig from 1928 to 1933, besides Musicology Philosophy and Romance studies, he wrote his thesis in 1938 on Bach's choral fugue, "J. S. Bachs Chorfuge. Ein Beitrag zur Kompositionstechnik Bachs", he served the military for five years. From 1945 to 1950 he worked as a freelance teacher, writer on music and teacher at the Musikhochschule Leipzig. After the Deutsche Bachfeier 1950, the bicentennial of Bach, he founded the Bach-Archiv Leipzig for documentation and research, which he presided until 1973, achieving international recognition. From 1953 to 1974 Neumann was, together with Alfred Dürr, editor of the Bach-Jahrbuch, writing several contributions himself, he started in 1951 to lead the East German section of the Neue Bach-Ausgabe, the second complete edition of Bach's works, whereas Dürr was the director of the West German section.
Neumann added several volumes of cantatas to the project. In 1974 Neumann became a member of the Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften, the Saxonian Academy of Sciences. 1954 Title "Professor" in recognition of his research of Bach and his merits as the director of the Bach-Archiv Leipzig 1968 Vaterländischer Verdienstorden in Bronze 1973 National Prize of East Germany 1981 Vaterländischer Verdienstorden in Silver Johann Sebastian Bachs Chorfuge, 1938, 1950 Handbuch der Kantaten J. S. Bachs, 1947 Katechismus der Musik, 1949 Auf den Lebenswegen J. S. Bachs, 1953 J. S. Bachs sämtliche Kantantentexte, 1956, 1967 Bach-Dokumente, volume 1–4, 1963 to 1979 Bach, Eine Bildbiographie, 1961 Das kleine Bachbuch, 1971 and 1985 Sämtliche von J. S. Bach vertonte Texte, 1974 Neue Bach-Ausgabe, 1954 to 1969 Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftstücke Neumann wrote liner notes, articles for magazines, essays, music editions. Entries to Werner Neumann in WorldCat
Melih Mahmutoğlu is a Turkish professional basketball player who plays and captains Fenerbahçe of the Turkish Basketball Super League. Mahmutoğlu started to play youth basketball with Genç Boğaziçispor, he transferred to the youth clubs of Efes Pilsen in 1999, he was developed in the Efes Pilsen junior clubs. He made his professional debut in the Turkish Second Division with Pertevniyal, Efes Pilsen's feeder club, during the 2007–08 season, he signed a contract with Darüşşafaka in 2008. He averaged 7.3 points and 1.4 rebounds with them in the Turkish First Division, in the 2008–09 season. He signed a contract with Galatasaray in 2010, he was loaned to Antalya BB for the 2011–12 season, where he averaged 11.8 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists per game in the top-tier level Turkish League. In the summer of 2012, he moved to Erdemirspor. Mahmutoğlu's scoring average with Erdemirspor, of 12.2 points per game, over 30 games played in the Turkish League's 2012–13 season, drew the attention of some bigger European clubs towards him.
In August 2013, Mahmutoğlu signed a two-year contract with an option to extend it for one more season, with Fenerbahçe. In his first EuroLeague season, he averaged 5.5 points and 1.2 rebounds per game, over 22 games, while shooting 44.8% from the field. In the 2014–15 season, Fenerbahçe advanced to the EuroLeague Final Four, for the first time in the team's history. On 15 May 2015 Fenerbahçe lost in the EuroLeague semifinal game to Real Madrid, by a score of 87–96. Before the start of the 2015–16 season, he was named the team's captain, after departure of Emir Preldžić. In 2016, Fenerbahçe won the Turkish Cup, with a 67–65 win over Darüşşafaka. Fenerbahçe reached the final game of the 2016 Euroleague Final Four, but fell short of winning the EuroLeague championship, after an overtime 96–101 loss to CSKA Moscow. Over 18 EuroLeague games, he averaged 4 points per game. At the end of the season, Fenerbahçe won the Tukish League championship. On 27 September 2016 he signed a three-year contract extension with the team.
In 2017–18 EuroLeague, Fenerbahçe made it to the 2018 EuroLeague Final Four, its fourth consecutive Final Four appearance. They lost to Real Madrid with 80–85 in the final game. With the junior national teams of Turkey, Mahmutoğlu played at the 2006 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, at the 2009 and at the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championships, he played for the Turkish national team, won the gold medal, at the 2013 Mediterranean Games. He played with the senior Turkish national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2015. Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he played in domestic competition, regional competition if applicable. Mahmutoğlu, whose original surname was Brničanin, originates from Serbia's southwestern city of Novi Pazar, he is of Bosniak origin. Melih Mahmutoğlu at draftexpress.com Melih Mahmutoğlu at eurobasket.com Melih Mahmutoğlu at euroleague.net Melih Mahmutoğlu at tblstat.net Melih Mahmutoğlu on Instagram Melih Mahmutoğlu on Twitter