Schadewitz, Carl, German choral conductor, teacher, and composer; b. St. Ingbert, Jan. 23, 1887; d. Reppendorf, near Kitzingen, March 27, 1945. He studied in Würzburg, where he was active for most of his life as a choral conductor and teacher. He was a prolific composer, his works including a musical fairy tale, Johannisnacht, a “Romantic” oratorio, Kreislers Heimkehr, an opera, Laurenca, a tone poem, Heldengedenken (1943), a number of songs, of which the cycle Die Heimat (1934) is outstanding, much chamber music, and choruses.
A. Maxsein, C. S. (Würzburg, 1954).
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