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Hans Gal
1890 - 1987
Austria / Great Britain, Scotland
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H. Gl
Hans Gl (05/08/1890 - 03/10/1987), an Austrian composer, teacher and pianist. Hans Gl was born in the small village of Brunn am Gebirge, just outside Vienna. Following considerable success in the 1920s, he was appointed Director of the Conservatory in Mainz in 1929. Hitler's accession to power in 1933 led to his instant dismissal and the banning of all his works. He returned to Vienna, but was again to forced to flee by Hitler's annexation of Austria in 1938. He emigrated to Britain and settled in Edinburgh, where he remained active until his death in 1987.
Requiem fr Mignon
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1923
Requiem fr Mignon (1923), for choir and orchestra.
Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003