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Fritz Christian Gerhard (Composer)

Born: November 2, 1911 - Barmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Died: June 26, 1993 - Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

The German composer, conductor and music pedagogue, Fritz Christian Gerhard, studied at the Kölner Musikhochschule under Phillip Jamach, Heinrich Lemacher und Otto Siegel.

After his studies, Fritz Christian Gerhard worked alongside his work as a teacher at a Rudolf-Steiner-Schule as a choir director and as assistant director of the Wuppertal Opera. In 1952, he was awarded the Heydt-Kulturpreis (Culture Prize) of the city of Wuppertal.

Fritz Christian Gerhard composed incidental music, orchestral works, piano, organ and chamber music, choral works and Lieder.

 

Source: German Wikipedia Website (March 2012), English translation by Aryeh Oron (May 2013)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2013)

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Fritz Christian Gerhard (Wikipedia) [German]

 

Bibliography

Joachim Dorfmüller: „Festschrift Fritz Chr. Gerhard: zum 80. Geburtstag“ (1991)

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