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Name: Walter Goehr  
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Date of Birth: 28th May 1903
Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany
Profession: Composer
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Walter Goehr was a German composer, born 1903 in Berlin, died 1960 in Sheffield. Arnold Schoenberg was his most important teacher.

His first successful work was Malpopita in 1931, an opera especially designed for being broadcast. This work is scheduled for its first live performance in 6 May 2004, in Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg, Abspannwerk Humboldt. His son Alexander Goehr is a nowadays successful composer living in Great Britain.

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