Joseph Haas

Joseph Haas (* 19. March 1879 in May-hung with Nördlingen; † 30. March 1960 in Munich) was a German composer.

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the son of the teacher Alban Haas (and half brother of the catholic theologian and historian specified after the father likewise Alban) became first a teacher and worked from 1897 to 1904 at the teacher educational establishment in Lauingen at the Danube.

In the tendency to deepen its musical inclinations Joseph Haas became acquainted with 1904 max of active and followed it 1907 to the music study to Leipzig. 1909 locked Haas its study and became a 1911 composition teacher at the conservatoire in Stuttgart, where he was appointed 1916 the professor. Starting from 1921 he taught at the academy for clay/tone art in Munich (today: University for music and theatre Munich), from 1924 to 1950 as a tidy professor. it created 1921 together with Paul Hindemith and Heinrich Burkard the Donaueschinger of international chamber music celebrations for new music.

In the third realm Haas was exposed to some Repressalien, because he “degenerated” publicly both new music would tolerate and its catholic faith practiced. After the Second World War he became a president of the university for music and theatre Munich (up to his retirement 1950) and led its reconstruction.


Haas' work, which is assigned to the tonal music, was affected first strongly by its Mentor of active. From the chamber music he over songs and choir works came to the large orchestra works, Oratorien and operas. Among his pupils the composers Karl Amadeus Hartmann and Karl Höller as well as the conductors Eugen Jochum and Wolfgang Sawallisch ranked.




  • Tobias Wunderlich OI. 90
  • the wedding of the job OI. 93


  • holy Elizabeth OI. 84
  • the life book of God OI. 87
  • the song of the nut/mother OI. 91
  • the year in the song OI. 103
  • the blessed ones OI. 106

song cycles


  • a German singing fair OI. 60
  • Speyerer cathedral fixed fair OI. 80
  • Christian king fair OI. 88
  • Munich dear woman Mrs. OI. 96
  • width unit Deum OI. 100
  • dead fair OI. 101
  • German choir fair OI. 108

orchestra works

  • cheerful serenade OI. 41
  • variations and Rondo over a old-German Volkslied OI. 45
  • Variationensuite over an old Rokkokothema OI. 64
  • Ouvertüre to a glad play OI. 95

chamber music

  • caper quartet g-Moll OI. 8
  • Violinsonate h-Moll OI. 21
  • Divertimento D major OI. 22 for Streichtrio
  • Waldhornsonate F major OI. 29
  • Divertimento C major OI. 30a for caper quartet
  • Kammertrio A-Moll OI. 38 for two violins and piano
  • caper quartet A major OI. 50

piano music

  • Wichtelmännchen OI. 27
  • ghosts OI. 34
  • house fairy tales OI. 35, OI. 43, OI. 53
  • Eulenspiegeleien OI. 39
  • Sonate A-Moll OI. 46
  • two Sonaten (D major, A-Moll) OI. 61
  • four Sonatinen (C major, D-Moll, G major, F major) OI. 94

organ music

  • three Präludien and joints (C-Moll, g-Moll, D major) OI. 11
  • Sonate C-Moll OI. 12
  • Suite D-Moll OI. 20
  • Suite A major OI. to 25



see also

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