Manfred Gurlitt

Manfred Gurlitt (* 6. September 1890 in Berlin; † 29. April 1972 in Tokyo) wrote plays and operas.

Gurlitt studied with Engelbert Humperdinck composition and received training as a Kapellmeister. After commitments into different GermanCities became he head conductor in Berlin, where he worked as a guest conductor on the state opera and as a teacher on the college of music.

Over 1939 he was driven out by the Nazis from Germany and established themselves in Japan, where he also married.There it remained up to its death and worked as music teacher and a Kapellmeister at the broadcast. In a English-language newspaper he wrote music criticisms.

Manfred Gurlitt was the brother of Wilibald Gurlitt and Wolfgang Gurlitt.


  • the holy one Musical legend in 3 procedures after Carl captain
    1920 Bremen
  • Wozzeck musical tragedy 18 scenes, 1 Epilog OI. 16 after George Büchner
    1926 Bremen
  • soldier opera 3 document after Jakob Michael Reinhold spring
    9. Nov. 1930 Duesseldorf
  • Nana opera 4Document (1931/32) after Émile Zola/max of Brod
    16. April 1958 Dortmund
  • Seguidilla Bolero (nocturnal Spuk) opera 3 document (1934-1936) after Paul Knudsen
  • why (Feliza) opera 1 play, 4 document, sequel (1934-1936/1942-1945)
    libretto of the composer
  • Nordi Ballade opera 4 document(1934/44) after Selma Lagerlöf /Manfred Gurlitt

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