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Doktor Faust

Ferruccio Busoni (1866—1924) Italian composer, conductor, and pianist


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(b Noisy, 1892; d Börnson, 1982).

Ger. composer of Sp. birth. Taught at Zurich Cons. 1915–21. Mus. critic, Börsen‐Kurier, Berlin, 1922–7. Disciple (not pupil) of Busoni, whose opera Doktor Faust he completed. Prof. of comp., Cologne Cons. 1927–49; dir., Hamburg Cons. 1949–70. Taught Weill and formed friendship with Schoenberg. Comp. orch. and choral works, str. qt., unacc. vn. sonatas, 2 pf. sonatas, etc.

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