Leó Weiner

Leó Weiner

Leó Weiner (* 16. April 1885 in Budapest; † 13. September 1960 ebd.) was a Jewish Hungarian composer.

Weiner studied from 1901 to 1906 with Hans Koessler. It was thereafter Korrepetitor at the opera and starting from 1908 professor for composition and chamber music at the college of music of Budapest. Its most important pupil was Antal Doráti, Géza Anda and György Kurtág. It composed the orchestral compositions carnival, Serennade and soldier play, variations over Hungarian Volkslied, one Hungarian Volkstanzsuite, five Divertimenti, sinfonische seal, one Passacaglia, two Violinkonzerte, one Concertino for piano and orchestra, three caper quartets and piano music. Besides it wrote also music-didactical works.


 

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