Hans Gebhard (composer)

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Hans Gebhard (born August 18, 1897 in Dinkelsbühl ; † October 2, 1974 in Augsburg ) was a German composer and music teacher .

Gebhard studied composition and organ at the Academy of Music in Munich , with Joseph Haas among others . From 1929 he worked as a school and music teacher in his hometown of Dinkelsbühl. In 1936 he went to the University for Teacher Education in Würzburg as a lecturer in music education , where in 1940 he became city music director and, from April 1, 1942, he was the successor of student teacher Eduard Eichler, city music officer. From 1949 he represented the subject of music education at the teacher training institute in Lauingen (Danube) . After it was moved to Augsburg as a pedagogical university in 1956 , he was appointed professor there.

He wrote symphonic works, requiems, a Missa Gotica and concertos for piano and violoncello.

His brothers Max and Ludwig were also musicians.


  • Paul Frank, Wilhelm Altmann : Concise Tonkünstler Lexicon (continued by Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rösner). 15th edition. Part 2: Additions and extensions since 1937. Volume 1: AK. Heinrichshofen, Wilhelmshaven 1974, ISBN 3-7959-0087-5 .
  • K. Foesel: Polyphony of the surfaces. The Franconian composer Hans Gebhard. In: Frankenspiegel, monthly magazine f. spiritual life in Franconia. I, Nuremberg 1950, no. 8, 27.
  • Oskar KaulGebhard (family). In: Friedrich Blume (Hrsg.): The music in past and present (MGG). First edition, Volume 4 (Fede - Singing Pedagogy). Bärenreiter / Metzler, Kassel et al. 1955, DNB 550439609 , Sp. 1527–1529 (= Digital Library Volume 60, pp. 26348–26354)

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Individual evidence

  1. Peter Weidisch: Würzburg in the "Third Reich". In: Ulrich Wagner (Hrsg.): History of the city of Würzburg. 4 volumes, Volume I-III / 2, Theiss, Stuttgart 2001-2007; III / 1–2: From the transition to Bavaria to the 21st century. 2007, ISBN 978-3-8062-1478-9 , pp. 196-289 and 1271-1290; here: p. 258.