Universal Edition - Max Brand


Max Brand

The Composer

1896 – Born on the 26th April in Lemberg (Galicia), now Lviv (Ukraine)

1907 – The family moves to Vienna

1907–1910 – Boarding school in Mürzzuschlag (A) and St. Gallen (CH)

from 1915 – Officer on the Russian and Italian fronts

1919–1920 – Composition studies with Franz Schreker in Vienna

1921 – Debut as composer at the music festival in Winterthur (CH)

1922Nachtmusik für Orchester – first extant work

1923 – Première of Drei Lieder zu Gedichten von Lao Tse at the Salzburg Festival

1925 – Influenced by Arnold Schönberg’s twelve-tone music writes 5 Balladen nach Gedichten von Else Lasker-Schüler

1926 – Ballet Tragödietta

1929 – Première of the opera


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