Rudolf Kelterborn

(b. 1931)

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(b Basle, 1931).

Swiss composer and conductor. Taught and cond. at Basle (1956–60) and at Detmold (1960–8). Prof. of comp. Zurich Musikhochschule 1968–75 and 1980–3. Head of mus., Swiss Radio, 1975–80. Dir., Basle Music Acad. from 1983. Works incl. 7 operas, incl. Ein Engel kommt nach Babylon (An Angel comes from Babylon) (1977) and Julia (1990–1); oratorio Die Flut; 4 syms. (1967–86, incl. No.3, Espansioni, for orch., bar., and tape); 6 str. qts.; 2 chamber syms.; octet, etc.

Subjects: Music.

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