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Luboš Fišer

(1935—1999)


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(b Prague, 1935; d Prague, 1999). Cz. composer. Emigrated to USA 1971. Comps. incl. operas Lancelot (1959–60)), The Good Soldier Schweik (1962); 2 syms. (1956, 1960); 15 Prints after Dürer's Apocalypse, orch. (1964–5); Caprichos, singers, ch. (1966); Requiem, sop., bar., ch., orch. (1968); Lament over the Destruction of the City of Ur, sop., bar., 3 narr., ch., 7 timp., 7 bells. (1969); Labyrinth, orch. (1977); Albert Einstein, org., orch. (1979); pf. conc. (1980); Centaurs, orch. (1983); Sonata, solo va., str. qt. (1991); Sonata for Leonardo, gui., str. (1994); Pastorale for Giuseppe Tartini, gui., str. (1995); also str. qt. (1955); vc. sonata (1975); pf. trio (1978); and 6 pf. sonatas (1955–78).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.


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