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Goehr, Walterlocked

(1903–1960)
  • Alexander Goehr

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Goehr, Walter (1903–1960), composer and conductor, was born on 28 May 1903 in Berlin, the elder of the two sons of Julius Goehr (1872–1948), factory owner, and his wife, Thekla Mendelsohn (d. 1931). His parents were both Jewish. His early musical talent showed itself in the fact that, even preceding his formal education in the composition class of ...

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