German composer Hugo Distler (1908-1942) was a deeply religious and spiritual man at a time when the Nazis suspected all such people as dangers to the Reich. Distler's suicide was a reaction against Nazism and the oppression he felt entrapped him.
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Transcript and RM audio of John H. Lienhard's exploration of his life and music for the Houston radio program Engines of Our Ingenuity.
Hugo Distler (1908-1942)
Miscellaneous Lieder from recmusic.org including song cycle and individual songs, many with German texts and most also with English translations.
Incidental Music by Hugo Distler Discovered
News release regarding the long-lost score commissioned for Ludwig Tieck's fairytale drama Bluebeard.
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