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Curt Doebler (Composer)

Born: January 15, 1896 - Kottbus, Germany
Died: June 19, 1970 - Berlin, Germany

The German organist, teacher and composer, Curt Doebler, studied organ with A. Dreyer.

From 1919 to 1932 Curt Doebler was organist and choir-master at the Catholic church in Charlottenburg. After occupying various positions as an organist and a teacher elsewhere, he returned to Charlottenburg in 1950.

In his music Curt Doebler attempted to establish a modern style based on Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's polyphony. His numerous choruses enjoyed success in Germany in their day.

 

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, Chorale Partita for Organ

Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, Cantata for mixed choir a cappella

Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten

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