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Adolf Gebauer (Composer)

Born: Bachorzyn, Poland

The German-Czech composer, Adolf Gebauer, the son of a Czech mother and a German father, studied violin and composition in Prague. He settled in 1980 in the Federal Republic of Germany and now lives in Wuppertal.

Adolf Gebauer was the violinist in the Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra in and most recently in Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal. He has written chamber and orchestral music, Lieder cycles, flute, harp and organ works. His works have been recorded by various artists.

Works (selection)

Divertimento for Strings (1977, 17 min, Edition Moeck)
Violin Concerto (1979, Edition Moeck)
Präludium und Fuge über B-A-C-H, for string orchestra (or string quintet)
Elegy for violin, viola & cello (1987)
String Quartet C-B-B (1988, recorded in 1995 by the Kocian Quartet)

 

Source: German Wikipedia Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (May 2013)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2013)

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Adolf Gebauer (Wikpedia) [German]

 

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