Herman David Koppel

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Herman David Koppel
BornHerman David Koppel
(1908-10-01)October 1, 1908
DiedJuly 14, 1998(1998-07-14) (aged 89)
Alma materRoyal Danish Academy of Music
Spouse(s)Vibeke Koppel
ChildrenTherese Koppel (b. 1936)
Lone Koppel (b. 1938)
Thomas Koppel (b. 1944)
Anders Koppel (b. 1947)
Parent(s)Isak Koppel and Manja Koppel
RelativesBrother: Julius Koppel

Herman David Koppel (Copenhagen, 1 October 1908 – Copenhagen, 14 July 1998) was a composer and pianist of Jewish origin.[1]

Born in Copenhagen, he fled the Nazis with his family in 1943. He wrote 13 symphonies, numerous concertos, and 20 string quartets.

He was the father of Anders Koppel, Thomas Koppel, Lone Koppel and Therese Koppel [2] and the brother of Danish violinist Julius Koppel.



  1. ^ "Herman D. Koppel". denstoredanske.dk (in Danish). 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
  2. ^ "Koppel & CO". gaffa (in Danish). 2000. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
  3. ^ "Moses", DaCapo-Records.dk. Archived December 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.