Jean Berger, born in Germany in 1909, studied at the universities of Heidelberg and Vienna, his career as an assistant conductor at Mannheim Opera interrupted by the accession to power of the National Socialists. He worked in France until 1939, then in Rio, before moving to the United States in 1941, where he continued a career as a composer, teacher and conductor. His compositions include a quantity of vocal and choral music.
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