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Hans-Joachim Koellreutter

(1915—2005)


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(b Freiburg, 1915; d São Paolo, 2005).

Ger. composer and flautist. Taught at Brazilian Cons., Rio de Janeiro, 1937–52. Founder and dir., Free Acad. of Mus., São Paulo 1952–5, and mus. dept., Bahia Univ. 1952–62. Head of programmes, Goethe Institute, Munich, 1963–5; dir., Ger. cultural institute, New Delhi, 1965–9. Prin., New Delhi Sch. of Mus. 1966–9. Dir. of Goethe Inst., Tokyo, 1970–5. Prof. at São Paulo Cons. from 1984. Works incl. chamber sym.; 4 Pieces for orch.; 2 fl. sonatas; vn. sonata; Mùsica for orch.; Concretion for orch.; India Report for sop., spkr., speaking ch., and orch.; Composition 70 for sitar and chamber orch.

Subjects: Music.


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