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David, Johann Nepomuk#

b. Eferding (Upper Austria), Nov. 30, 1895, d. Stuttgart (Germany), Dec. 22, 1977. Composer; father of Thomas Christian David; from 1920 to 1923 studied in Vienna under J. Marx; 1924-1934 primary school teacher and organist in Wels; (1934) teacher at Leipzig Conservatory, in 1945 at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and in Stuttgart (1948-1963). Known as a traditionalist and polyphonist, esp. in sacred music. Awarded the Grand Austrian State Prize in 1953 and the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art in 1966.


Numerous concertos and symphonies, organ pieces, many sacred vocal pieces (Chorale versions after J. S. Bach), chamber music.


R. Klein, J. N. D., 1964; W. Dallmann, J. N. D. - Das Choralwerk fuer Orgel, 1993.