Klaus Huber

Born in Bern (Switzerland) on the 30th November 1924, studies composition with his godfather Willy Burkhard in Zurich and with Boris Blacher in Berlin

1959 international breakthrough as a composer: first performance of the chamber cantata "Des Engels Anredung an die Seele" at the World Music Days of the IGNM in Rome

1964-73 director of the composition class at the Academy of Music in Basel

1966/68/72 director of the composition seminars at the Gaudeamus Foundation in Bilthoven/Netherlands

1969 founds the international composers’ seminar in the Künstlerhaus Boswil (Switzerland)

1970 Beethovenpreis of the city of Bonn (for "Tenebrae")

1973-90 director of the composers’ class and of the Institute for contemporary music at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg

1978 Art Prize of the city of Basel

1979-82 president of the Swiss Composers’ Association

1984 starts his international activities as a guest composer

1991 retires from teaching in Freiburg, working from now on exclusively as a guest professor

Klaus Huber is member of the "Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste", of the "Akademie der Künste Berlin" and of the "Freie Akademie der Künste Mannheim", honorary member of the ISCM as well as honorary doctor of the University of Strasbourg. He lives in Bremen and Panicale (Perugia/Italy).

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Year / Artwork Title Importance Medium
1961 Noctes intelligibilis lucis 3.00 stars  LP
Noctes Comments:
Heinz Holliger - Oboe
Jürg Wyttenbach - Cembalo