Weisgall, Hugo

Weisgall, Hugo (David)

(1912–  ) composer; born in Ivancice, Moravia. American-trained, he taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary, Juilliard, and at Queens College. He is best known for his operas, including Six Characters in Search of An Author (1956).
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