Philipp, Franz

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Philipp, Franz

Philipp, Franz, German organist, music educator, and composer; b. Freiburg im Breisgau, Aug. 24,1890; d. there, June 2, 1972. He studied organ with Hamm in Basel and received training in literature and philosophy at the Univ. of Freiburg im Breisgau. He served as organist and choirmaster at St. Martin in Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1924 he became director of the Karlsruhe Cons, (later the Hochschule für Musik), a position he held until 1942. In addition to a vast number of sacred works, he also wrote a Sym., chamber music, and songs.


H. Baum, ed., F. P. 70 Jahre (Freiburg im Breisgau, I960).

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