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date: 20 August 2019

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  • Detlef Gojowy


(b Sankt Ingbert, Saar, March 23, 1917; d April 7, 2005). German composer. She studied church music at the Evangelisches Kirchenmusikalisches-Institut, Heidelberg (1936–8), with Fortner and others, and school music in Munich (1940–44), where her teachers included Joseph Haas; she then studied in Cologne (1946–8) with Lemacher and others and also studied German and musicology in Heidelberg, Munich and Würzburg. She worked as a church organist and Kantor in Cologne, Munich, Heidelberg and elsewhere in Germany, and between 1948 and 1972 taught at the church music institute in Speyer, the Gymnasium in Weissenhorn and at the University of Augsburg, specializing in music education techniques; her publications on the subject include Buchprogrammiertes Musiklernen (Wolfenbüttel, 1970) and Praxis der programmierten Unterweisung im Musikunterricht (Frankfurt, 1972). Most of her output was vocal, mainly sacred, music. Between 1957 and 1987 she composed about 50 choral works, including masses (one to a Dutch text, ...

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