Max Ettinger
1874 - 1951
Poland / Germany
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M. Ettinger
Max Ettinger (27/12/1874 - 19/07/1951), a Jewish, German composer. Although born in Lwow, Poland, he had a wholly German upbringing. He studied in Berlin and Munich and left Germany in 1933 to settle in Switzerland at Ascona.
Source: Grove’s dictionary of music and musicians
The 'Jiddische Requiem'
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1947
Musical form:free
As a Jew, Ettinger has this requiem probably written in memory of the Jewish victims of World War II.
Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003