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Stöhr, Richard

Richard Stöhr (born Vienna, June 11, 1874; died Montpelier, VT, Dec 11, 1967), Austrian music theorist and composer, who studied with Robert Fuchs at the Vienna Conservatory (= Akademie für Musik und darstellende Kunst), worked there from 1900, teaching harmony, counterpoint, and form 1904-38, appointed professor in 1915, and included among his pupils Alois Haba and Hellmut Federhofer. He emigrated to the US in 1938 and taught at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

His published works include Praktische Leitfaden der Harmonielehre (Vienna: UE, 1906), Musikalische Formenlehre (Leipzig: Kistner & Siegel, 1911), Praktische Leitfaden des Kontrapunkts (Hamburg: Benjamin, 1911), and Praktische Modulationslehre (Leipzig: Kistner & Siegel, 1915), and other works.

No correspondence between Schenker and Stöhr is known to exist.


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