Jokl, Otto, Austrian composer, brother of Georg Jokl; b. Vienna, Jan. 18, 1891; d. N.Y., Nov. 13, 1963. He studied with Hermann Grädener and Alban Berg (1926–30). His Suite for Orch. (1934) won the Hertzka Prize in Vienna. Other works include Sinfonietta seria (1935) and two string quartets. In 1940 he settled in N.Y.
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