Pepping studied composition from 1922 to 1926 at the citizens of Berlin university for music with walter Gmeindl. 1934 it was appointed as teacher for music theory and composition to the Evangelist church school of music of the Johannes pin in Berlin Spandau and informed afterwards 1935 to 1938 at the citizens of Berlin university for music. From 1947 to 1968 he was a professor for church music and composition at the citizens of Berlin university for music.
Ernst Pepping is considered to fairs, Motetten and Choräle as one of the most important contemporary Protestant church musicians, which above all religious works for choir wrote, among them A-cappella - (e.g. “splinter duration the choir book”). Besides it created lay vowel music, organ as well as orchestra and chamber music works. 1926 were uraufgeführt in Donaueschingen the small serenade for military orchestras.
Pepping received numerous honours for its work such as honour doctorates at the free University of Berlin (1961) and/or. the theological university Berlin (1971). It was also member of the citizens of Berlin academy of the arts and the Bavarian academy of the beautiful arts.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||12. September 1901|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Duisburg|
|DYING DATE||1. February 1981|
|DYING PLACE||Berlin Spandau|