Post by Dick Glasgow on Oct 13, 2007 9:55:35 GMT 1
On Sunday September 30th the composer Fritz Hartmann died.
He was born on December 16th, 1926 and was a Musician & Teacher who also composed for Dulcimer.
[N.B. The first link is translated by google from the German original.]
Mr. Fritz Hartmann, you are an accomplished piano and organ player. How was the first contact with the dulcimer come about?
A strange story: I had for the "Schwäbische Zeitung" a concert by Prof. Karl-Heinz Schick House for review. The concert at which I first dulcimer music heard on an artistic level, thrilled me. A few days later, I composed the Sonatine for dulcimer and piano No. 1 in the publishing Vogt & Fritz appeared.
His 75th Birthday, on December 16, 2001, was Fritz Hartmann celebrated as a multi-talented: Head of the children's village Siloah, composer, organist, lecturer, longtime church councils, the longtime chairman of the youth and public education work, a board member of the Friends Youth Music School, Secretary of Rotary Club and since over three decades Staff Schwäbische Zeitung.
Fritz was born in Amberg Hartmann, studied music with Prof. Max storm in Nuremberg Conservatory, came over to the Commercial and social work for him, "one of the most important things" - free participation in the local editorial Schwäbische Zeitung. Fritz Hartmann, since 1971 in Isny, was during his time as head of the children's village Siloah as music critic of the SZ closely linked. His shortcut F.H. Many Isnyern is a quality long term.