Klaus Huber

Swiss composer (1924-2017)

Klaus Huber (30 November 1924 – 2 October 2017)[1][2] was a Swiss composer and academic based in Basel and Freiburg. He became one of the leading figures of his generation in Europe, compared to Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Klaus Huber
Klaus Huber (1981).jpg
Huber in 1981
Born(1924-11-30)30 November 1924
Bern, Switzerland
Died2 October 2017(2017-10-02) (aged 92)
Perugia, Italy
EducationZurich University of the Arts
Occupation
  • Composer
  • Academic teacher
Organization
AwardsErnst von Siemens Music Prize

Among his students are Brian Ferneyhough, Younghi Pagh-Paan, Toshio Hosokawa, Wolfgang Rihm and Kaija Saariaho. He received the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize in 2009, among other awards.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Fallece El Compositor Suizo Klaus Huber". Platea Magazine (in Italian). October 3, 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  2. Orlandi, Daniele (October 3, 2017). "Perugia. È morto il Maestro Klaus Huber. Aveva scelto Panicale come sua città". Umbria Notizie (in Italian). Retrieved 3 October 2017.