Klaus Huber

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For the Austrian ski jumper, see Klaus Huber (ski jumper).

Klaus Huber (born 30 November 1924) is a Swiss composer.

Huber was born in Bern, Switzerland. One of the leading figures of his generation in Europe, he has written extensively for chamber ensembles, choirs, soloists and the orchestra as well as the theater. Huber is a socially and politically conscious composer and his music often conveys a humanistic message.

From 1973 to 1990 he was professor of composition at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg. Among his former students is Reinhard Febel and Kaija Saariaho.


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