Berta Bock

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Berta Johanna Amalie Bock née Spech (15 March 1857 - 4 April 1945) was a Romanian composer. She was born in Hermannstadt, Transylvania (now Sibiu, Romania) and also taught piano and voice.[1] She died in Sibiu.[2][3]

Works[edit]

Brock composed an opera, several ballets and songs for voice and piano. Selected works include:

  • Die Pfingstkrone, opera[1]
  • Die alte Linde, op. 10 no. 4 (Text: Anna Schullerus)
  • Ich sah im Felde, op. 12 no. 5 (Text: R. Kandt)
  • Noch bin ich jung, op. 6 no. 3 (Text: Helene Tiedemann)
  • Über den Bergen, op. 9 no. 1 (Text: Karl (or Carl) Busse)
  • Vor der Schmiede, op. 7 no. 1 (Text: Reinhard Volker)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Music in Transylvania". Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Barth, Hans; Göllner, Carl (1988). Die Siebenbürger Sachsen in den Jahren 1848-1918. 
  4. ^ "Composer: Berta Bock (1857-1945)". Archived from the original on 25 August 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2011.