Hugo Herrmann

Hugo Herrmann "After 50 years my music will be forgotten!" (Hugo Herrmann, 1951)

  • b. Apr. 19, 1896, d. Sep. 7, 1967
  • first instrument: organ
  • student of piano, organ, composition and conducting at "Hochschule für Musik" in Berlin
  • well known organist, accompanist and conductor
  • concert musician, organist and church choir conductor in Detroit, USA, from 1923 to 1925
  • more than 90 compositions in various instrumentations from 1925 to 1935
  • headmaster of "Trossinger Harmonika-Fachschule" (later "Städtische Musikschule Trossingen") from 1935 to 1963
  • lost many of his compositions during World War II
  • appointed professor in Trossingen in 1950
  • compositions: various species, especially choral music and many works for accordion orchestra

Works for accordion

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