Huber Paul

Composer
Huber Paul
Description

(1918 - 2001) 
 

Born in Kirchberg (St. Gall). After high school in Appenzell and Stans, he studied music at the Zurich Conservatory, graduating with a teaching diploma in the subjects counterpoint (Willy Burkhard), piano (R. Wittelsbach), organ (L.Favini) and school music (E. Hörler). 1947/48: educational stays in Paris, studying composition with Nadia Boulanger. From 1949 to 1951 musical director in Wil (St. Gall). 1951- 1983 singing and piano teacher at the cantonal high school in St. Gall, where Huber had lived.

Huber composes in a tonal style. Apart from the late Romantics, where the monumental symphonies of Bruckner hold a special fascination for him, he has since youth been particularly interested in the works of Honegger, Hindemith, Britten, Kodaly and Bartok.

 


 

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