German Composer Hans Werner Henze Dies at 86

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

One of Germany’s most celebrated avent-garde composers, Hans Werner Henze, passed away this past Saturday at the age of 86. To most Americans, Henze did not have the same name recognition of past German composers such as Beethoven, Bach, or Wagner, but his contributions to music could be considered to …

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