Hugo Wolf

Musique (Hugo Wolf)

  • Naissance
    13th mars 1860
  • Mort
    22nd février 1903
  • Lieu de naissance
    Windischgrätz (now Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia)

Hugo Wolf was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or lieder. He brought to this form a concentrated expressive intensity which was unique in late Romantic music, somewhat related to that of the Second Viennese School in concision but diverging greatly in technique.Though he had several bursts of extraordinary productivity, particularly in 1888 and 1889, depression frequently interrupted his creative periods, and his last composition was written in 1898, before he suffered a mental collapse caused by syphilis.

Titre Forme Instrument Votes
Mörike-Lieder Song Cycle Voice(s) and Piano