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Hanns Eisler (Composer)

Born: 6th July 1898, Leipzig

Died: 6th September 1962, Berlin

Nationality: Austrian

Hanns Eisler was an Austrian composer (his father was Austrian, and Eisler fought in a Hungarian regiment in World War I). He is best known for composing the national anthem of East Germany, for his long artistic association with Bertolt Brecht, and for the scores he wrote for films. The Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" is named after him.

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