Haselböck, Hans

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Haselböck, Hans

Haselböck, Hans, Austrian organist, pedagogue, and composer, father of Martin Haselböck; b. Nesselstauden, July 26, 1928. He received training in literature and musicology at the Univ. of Vienna (1947–52) and in organ with Walter Pach at the Vienna Academy of Music (1948–53). From 1953 he served as titular organist at the Dominikanerkirche in Vienna. He took 1st prize in the Haarlem organ competitions in 1958, 1959, and 1960. In 1961 he became prof, of organ and improvisation at the Vienna Hochschule für Musik, where he was head of its department of sacred music from 1964. He publ, the study Barocker Orgelschatz in Niederösterreich (Vienna, 1972). Among his compositions are sacred vocal pieces and various organ works.


H. Kronsteiner, ed., De arte organistica: Festschrift H. H. zum 70. Geburtstag (Vienna, 1998).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire