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Helmut Barbe (Conductor, Organ, Composer)

Born: December 28, 1927 - Halle, Germany

The German conductor, organist and composer, Helmut Barbe, studied theory in Berlin with Ernst Pepping and choral conducting with Gottfried Grote.

Helmut Barbe was active as a church organist and conductor in Berlin. In 1952 he became Kantor at St. Nikolai Church in Spondee. In 1955 he was appointed a member of the faculty of the Berlin Kirchenmusikschule. In 1973 he was named Landeskirchenmusikdirektor. In his work, he adopted a modified dodecaphony. He composed mostly sacred choral works and various organ pieces. He also wrote a Violin Concerto (1966) and Hovs Hallar for organ, 12 Solo Strings, and percussion (1970).

 

Source: Bakerís Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2001)

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BWV 13, BWV 166

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