Zimmermann, Bernd Alois (opera)
- Marion Rothärmel
(b Bliesheim, nr Cologne, March 20, 1918; d Königsdorf, nr Cologne, Aug 10, 1970). German composer. Remaining independent of the various fashionable schools of the 1950s and 60s, he developed an individual style in which quotations, carefully woven into a colourful atonal fabric, often played an important part. His single opera, ...