A Berlin Air

An Extract from Erich Schmid’s «Lebenserinnerungen»: The Year of Study With Schönberg

ediert von Lukas Näf
The here published chapter from the autobiography of the Swiss composer Erich Schmid (1907-2000) encompasses memories and notes about his year of study with Arnold Schoenberg in Berlin, 1930/31. The edition of the autobiography Lebenserinnerungen is part of a project undertaken by the Zurich University of the Arts, which entails the publication of Schmid’s compositions as well as selected documents about his life and work.

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