Leichtentritt, Hugo

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Birth 1874-01-01
Death 1951-11-13
Germans

Biographical notes:

Materials consist of two manuscripts: one is apparently the first version of the overture (24 p.); the second is the revised and completed version (52 p.).--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Ouverture zu einem Trauerspiel : für grosses Orchester / H. Leichtentritt. 1898. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 77499610

Biographical Note

  • 1874, Jan. 1: Born in the province of Posen, Prussia
  • 1891 - 1894 : Attended Harvard University
  • 1894 - 1895 : Continued musical studies in Paris
  • 1895 - 1898 : Attended the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin
  • 1898 - 1901 : Ph.D., in Philosophy, Berlin University; dissertation entitled Reinhard Keiser in seinen Opern
  • 1901 - 1924 : Taught at the Klindworth-Scharwenka Conservatory in Berlin
  • 1901 - 1933 : Gave private composition lessons and wrote music criticism for various German and American publications
  • 1933: Left Germany to lecture at Harvard University
  • 1940: Retired from Harvard University
  • 1940 - 1944 : Lecturer, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass. and New York University
  • 1951, Nov. 13: Died, Cambridge, Mass.

From the guide to the Hugo Leichtentritt Papers, 1888-1972, (bulk 1890-1933), (Music Division Library of Congress)

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