Adolf Seifert

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Life

Born: 28 June 1902

Died: 3 December 1945

Biography

Adolf Seifert was a German (born in Asch, Bohemia, today Czech Republic) teacher, music educator and composer. Seifert composed many songs as well as sacred and secular choral works. In particular, his arrangements of German traditional music are still known today. Seven songbooks were published by Seifert.

From 1933 on, Adolf Seifert was member of the German Nazi Party (NSDAP) and he published articles on racial science in the field of music. During the Second World War, Seifert got into Russian war imprisonment and died of the imprisonmentʼs aftermath in 1945.

View the German Wikipedia article on Adolf Seifert.


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