Schoek, Othmar

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Name
Schoek, Othmar Gender: M
born on 1 September 1886 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Brunnen, Switzerland, 47n00, 8e36
Timezone LMT m8e36 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 09°01' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°29 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 21°34'



Biography

Swiss composer and musician, considered one of the principal composers of his time. Known for writing music that is melodic, Schoeck’s works include "Massimilia Doni" and "Penthesilea."

Son of the painter Alfred Schoeck, Othmar studied in Zürich before briefly becoming a pupil under the guidance of Max Reger in Leipzig in 1907. After returning to Zürich, he conducted choral societies until 1917, and between 1917 and 1944, he was the conductor of symphony concerts at Sankt Gallen.

Events

  • Social : Begin a program of study 1907 (Studied under Max Reger)
  • Work : New Job 1917 (Conductor of symphony concerts)

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Work : Intern/ Apprentice (Studied under Max Reger)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor (Symphonic)

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