Apostel, Hans Erich
Hans Erich Apostel, photo around 1970
Apostel, Hans Erich, b. Karlsruhe (Germany), Jan. 22, 1901, d. Vienna, Nov. 30, 1972, composer, in Austria from 1921, pupil of Arnold Schönberg and Alban Berg, his compositions correspond stylistically to the second generation of the "Vienna School", showed a lifelong preference for twelve-tone music. Grand Austrian State Prize in 1956.
Works: Orchestral and chamber music, piano and vocal music.
Literature: H. Kaufmann, H. E. A., 1965.