- Charlotte Purkis
(b Lemberg [L′viv], April 26, 1896; d Langenzersdorf, nr Vienna, April 5, 1980). Austrian composer, active in the USA. Following military service during World War I, he became a pupil of Schreker in Vienna (1919) and Berlin (1920); Krenek was a fellow student. He also studied with Alois Hába and came to know Erwin Stein. Initially employed as a teacher in Salzburg, Brand returned in ...