|born on||12 May 1886 at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )|
|Place||Graz, Austria, 47n05, 15e27|
|Timezone||LMT m15e27 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||21°28' 07°34 Asc. 24°09'|
Austrian composer and music teacher.
In 1913 he became teacher of music theory at the Conservatoire de Strasbourg. He served in the Austrian Army during World War I. From 1919 to 1924 he was teacher of theory and composition at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim. He also taught at the Music Academy in Heidelberg. He was then teacher of composition at the Leipzig Conservatory, where his students includedHugo Distler, Artur Immisch, Hilding Hallnäs and Miklós Rózsa. From 1930 he was music director of the University. From 1938 to 1946 he taught at the Berlin Musikhochschule. He was retired in June 1946 due to his SA membership and the nazi-composition "Fackelträger", Lieder des neuen Reiches.
He composed one opera, Die Richterin with libretto by Beyerlein after C. F. Meyer, premiered in the BarmenState Theater in 1930; orchestral works, chamber music, choral works, Lieder, two motets and numerous organpieces.
He died on 3 July 1969 in Bolzano.
Taeger quotes Vietinghoff
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger