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David Pountney on Karl Amadeus Hartman

David Pountney writes about composer Karl Amadeus Harmann on Slipped Disc: Karl Amadeus Hartmann was born in Munich in 1905 into a bohemian family of painters. Unlike his brothers and sister who became painters in turn, he turned towards music, eventually becoming a trombonist in the Munich Opera orchestra. In 1918 he witnessed the Bavarian…