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Schwaen, Kurtlocked

  • Rosemarie Groth


(b Kattowitz [now Katowice, Poland], June 21, 1909; d Berlin, Oct 9, 2007). German composer. He studied at the universities of Breslau and Berlin, where his teachers included Curt Sachs and Arnold Schering. In 1930 he met Hanns Eisler who had a profound impact on his compositional style. After becoming active in an anti-fascist student group, he joined the German Communist Party; from ...

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