Erik Werba


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(b Baden, nr. Vienna, 1918; d Hinterbrühl, nr. Vienna, 1992).

Austrian pianist. Worked as mus. critic 1945–65. From 1949 toured Eur. as accomp. to leading singers. Salzburg Fest. début 1954. Prof. of song and oratorio, Vienna Acad. of Mus. from 1949. Comp. chamber mus. and songs and author of books on Joseph Marx and Hugo Wolf.

Subjects: Music.

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