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Conrad Beck

composer

Conrad Beck, Swiss composer. Recipient Ludwig Spohr prize City of Brunswick, Composers prize Association Swiss Composers, Kunstpreis, City of Basel; named Commander Order Cultural Merit, 1973.

Background

Beck, Conrad was born on June 16, 1901 in Lohn, Schauffhausen, Switzerland.

Education

Student, Konservatorium, Zürich. Studied with Ibert, Honegger, Roussel, Paris, 1932.

Career

Commander.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Seven symphonies, many other symphonic works, concertos, two oratorios, cantatas, chamber music, etc., including Der Tod zu Basel (Miserere), Die Sonnenfmstemis, Elegie.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Friedel Ehrsam, 1941. 2 children.

spouse:
Friedel Ehrsam