(182496). RC Austrian composer and organist. Wrote only symphonies (9) and religious choral works (e.g., masses). Admirer of Richard Wagner*; relations between Bruckner and Brahms* were notoriously hostile. Regarded by many as last of great composers of RC ch. music.
W. Wolff, Anton Bruckner, Rustic Genius (New York, 1942); D. Newlin, Bruckner, Mahler, Schoenberg (New York, 1947); E. Doernberg, The Life and Symphonies of Anton Bruckner (New York, 1961); H. F. Redlich, Bruckner and Mahler, rev. ed. (London, 1963).
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