Jochum, Otto

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Jochum, Otto

Jochum, Otto, German composer, brother of Eugen Jochum and Georg Ludwig Jochum; b. Babenhausen, March 18, 1898; d. Bad Reichenhall, Oct. 24, 1969. He studied at the Augsburg Cons. and at the Munich Academy of Music with Heinrich Kasper Schmid, Gustav Geierhaas, and Joseph Haas (1922-31). From 1932 to 1951 he served as director of the Augsburg Municipal Singing School.


Goethe-Sinfonie (1941); Florianer-Sinfonie (1946); 2 oratorios: Der jungste Tag and Ein Weihnachtssingen; 12 masses; many choral works; arrangements of folk songs; songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire