Baer, Werner 29.apr.1914-28.jan.1992 Germany, Berlin - Australia, Sydney
Jewish pianist, organist, first at a Berlin synagogue, then studied with Artur Schnabel, 1939 he escaped from a nazi prison camp in Berlin and was interned in Singapore and 1940 as an enemy alien in Tatura Victoria Australia, 1943 sergeant in the Australian Army based in Victoria, 1946 conductor of the Sydney Male Choir, 1949 music teacher at Maccabean Hall in Sydney Darlinghurst, 1950 piano accompanist in the Australian tour of Tito Schipa, 1951-1979 broadcaster for ABC radio and television, music critic and synagogue organist in Sydney

Title Parts

[] Sounds of Europe. Voice and piano. Sydney 1943
1st prize in the ABC Forces Competition

[] Duo sonata. Cello and piano. Sydney 1944
[] Happy harvesters. Piano / Orchestra. 1952
[] The test of strength. Ballet suite. Canberra 15apr1953
[] Y'hu l'ratzon. Soprano and harmonium
arr of a Hebrew traditional
Kim Cunio, Heather Lee. Lotus Foot 71441

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