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  • Alberto Fassone

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(b Munich, 10 July 1895; d Munich, 29 March 1982). German composer and music educator. Drawing on ancient Greek tragedy and employing models of Baroque theatrum emblematicum, he established a musical theatre of impressive force permeated at times by Bavarian peasant life and Christian mystery....

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