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Behrend, Fritz (1889 - 1972), composer, pianist

John Morgan and Andrew D. McCredie

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Berlin, 3 March 1889; d Berlin, 29 Dec 1972). German composer and pianist. He studied composition with Heinrich van Eycken, Philipp Rüfer and Engelbert Humperdinck (1907–11), before serving as répétiteur at the Brunswick Hoftheater (1911–12). In 1913 he enlisted in the German army. After World War I, he worked as a chamber musician and pedagogue at the Ochs-Eichelberg (1918–42) and Klindworth-Scharwenka (1942–9) conservatories in Berlin. Out of favour

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