Niklaus Aeschbacher (30 April 1917 – 30 November 1995) was a Swiss composer and conductor.
Born in Trogen in the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden as the son of Carl Aeschbacher, he studied music in Zürich and Berlin. After a post as conductor in Bern he became the chief conductor of the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo in 1954. but returned to Bern two years later. In 1964, he accepted a post in Detmold, where he taught at the music academy from 1972 to 1982.
- Biographical note at Zentralbibliothek Zürich (German)
- Ingrid Bigler-Marschall (2005). "Niklaus Aeschbacher". In Andreas Kotte. Theaterlexikon der Schweiz (TLS) / Dictionnaire du théâtre en Suisse (DTS) / Dizionario Teatrale Svizzero / Lexicon da teater svizzer [Theater Dictionary of Switzerland] (in German) 1. Zürich: Chronos. p. 30. ISBN 978-3-0340-0715-3. LCCN 2007423414. OCLC 62309181.
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