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Micheelsen, Hans Friedrich
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(Jun 6, 1902, Hennstedt, Dithmarschen – Nov 23, 1973, Glüsing, near Hennstedt). Micheelsen became apprentice choirmaster under Paul Kickstat, with whom he also studied composition. In 1932 he moved to Berlin to continue his studies under P. Hindemith. There he was appointed church musician of Sankt Matthäi (Tiergarten). In April of 1938 he was called to be artistic director of the newly established school of church music in Hamburg. After World War II, he served from 1946 to 1954 as director of the reopened school; i…

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Schuberth, Dietrich, “Micheelsen, Hans Friedrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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