Willy Burkhard


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(b Évilard‐sur‐Bienne, Switz., 1900; d Zurich, 1955).

Swiss composer, pianist, and conductor. Teacher of comp. and pf. in Berne. Comp. opera Die schwarze Spinne (The Black Spider) (Zurich 1949), 2 syms., cantatas, 2 vn. concs., oratorio Das Gesicht Jesajahs (The Vision of Isaiah) (Basle 1936), str. qts., vc. sonata, org. mus.

Subjects: Music.

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