BERNHARD KROL (b 1920 )
A native of Berlin, Bernhard Krol enjoyed a career there as a horn player at the Staatskapelle and in the Berlin Philharmonic before joining the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. He was a composition pupil of Schoenberg’s disciple Joseph Rufer, but writes in a tonal style.
Orchestral and Instrumental Music
Krol has written a number of works for solo instrument and orchestra, including his Figaro-Metamorphosen for horn and strings. His chamber music includes his Sinfonia sacra for trombone and organ.