Robert Edward Kreutz

KREUTZ, Robert Edward. b. La Crosse, Wisconsin, 21 March 1922; d. Denver, Colorado, 7 April 1996. Kreutz graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois (1949) and received his Master of Arts degree from the University of Denver (1970) after initially studying at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, and the University of California at Los Angeles.His teachers included the renowned composers Leo Sowerby* (1895–1968) and Arnold Schoenberg. He was choir director at St Bernadette Parish in Lakewood, Colorado, for over thirty years.  A prolific composer of over 300 hundred works, Kreutz composed much music for use in the liturgy, most notably psalm settings and choral...

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