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Gottfred Matthison-Hansen (Composer)

Born: November 1, 1832 - Roskilde, Denmark
Died: October 14, 1909 - Copenhagen, Denmark

Johan(n) Got(t)fred [Gottfried] Matthison-Hansen was a Danish organist and composer. The son of Hans Matthison Hansen, he was since 1859 organist at the German Church of Copenhagen. After period of studies in Leipzig, he became in 1868 organ teacher, in 1884 piano teacher and in 1900 member of board of directors at the Conservatory of Copenhagen. His compositions include: concert piece (Konzertstück) for organ, organ fantasia, violin and a cello sonata, ballad for piano, piano trio, and other works.

Source: German Wikipedia Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (April 2006)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Nun ruhen alle Wälder, Concertstück for Organ, op. 31

O Welt, ich muß dich lassen

Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, Paraphrase for Organ op. 37

Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten

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Gottfred Matthison-Hansen (Wikipedia) [German]

 

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