Kurt Thomas (composer)
|Olympic medal record|
|1936 Berlin||Solo and chorus|
In 1936 he won a silver medal in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for his Kantate zur Olympiade 1936 (Olympic Cantata, 1936).
From 1939 to 1945 he was in Frankfurt director of the Musisches Gymnasium (High school with main courses in music). Among his students were choral conductors Heinz Hennig and Hans-Joachim Rotzsch, composers Alfred Koerppen, Wolfgang Pasquay, Wolfgang Schoor, Siegfried Strohbach, Paul Kuhn, and organist Michael Schneider.
- Kurt Thomas website (German)
- Literature by and about Kurt Thomas (composer) in the German National Library catalogue
- Kurt Thomas Frankfurter Kantorei (German)
- Hans Riebsamen: Der Fall Kurt Thomas: Ein Musiker zwischen Anpassung und Selbstbehauptung Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 18 May 2004 (German)
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