Herbert H. Ágústsson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Herbert.

Herbert Hriberschek Ágústsson (born 8 August 1926 in Austria) is an Icelandic composer and hornist.

After completing his studies in 1944 in Graz with Franz Mixa and Arthur Michl, he played first horn for the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra for seven years. In 1952, he moved to Iceland, where he became principal hornist in the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra.

His best known works include the Conc. Breve, op. 19 (1970) and Athvarf (1974). For his own instrument, he composed the Concerto for Horn and Orchestra (1963).

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