Bach Prize of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

The Bach Prize of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg has been awarded since 1951, since 1975 every four years. On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the death of Johann Sebastian Bach, the prize was founded in 1950 by the Senate and the Hamburg Parliament.[1] The prize is endowed with €10,000 and is awarded to composers, whose works would meet the demands of Bach.

Bach Prize of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Awarded for"composers, whose works would meet the demands of Bach."
Sponsored bythe Senate and the Hamburg Parliament
LocationHamburg
CountryGermany
Reward(s)€10,000
First awarded1951
Websitewww.hamburg.de/bkm/kulturpreise/3652514/bach-preis/

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bach-Preis der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg". Online-Ausgabe des Handbuchs der Kulturpreise (in German). 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Sofia Gubaidulina erhält Hamburger Bach-Preis". Der Tagesspiegel (Press release) (in German). Berlin. dpa. 19 January 2007. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Komponist Pierre Boulez erhält Hamburger Bach-Preis 2015". neue musikzeitung (Press release) (in German). Regensburg. dpa. 26 February 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  4. ^ Isermann, Enno (20 February 2019). "Komponistin Unsuk Chin wird mit dem Hamburger Bach-Preis 2019 ausgezeichnet" (Press release) (in German). Hamburg – Behörde für Kultur und Medien. Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Hamburger Bach-Preis geht an koreanische Komponistin Unsuk Chin". neue musikzeitung (in German). Regensburg. dpa. 26 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.

External linksEdit

Official website