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AUGUST SCHARNAGL/JOSEF FOCHT
(b Timişoara, 28 May 1931). Romanian composer and musicologist. After attending the Arts Lyceum in Cluj, in 1948 he began to study conducting and the piano at the Hungarian Arts Institute then at the Academy in Cluj. Junger became a teacher (1954), lecturer (1957) and reader (1970–79) at the Cluj Academy, also working as a researcher at the Institute of Art History in Cluj (1955–7). In 1969 he attended classes in Darmstadt; he studied for the doctorate in musicology with Toduţa. In 1976 he settled in Israel and became a teacher at the Rubin Academy in Tel-Aviv. He has published many articles and in 1960 co-designed a harmony course for students. Well-versed in tradition, Junger writes music that is rich in chromaticism, thematically diverse and robustly expressive.
Stage: Domnişoara Iulia [Miss Julie] (op, 1, A. Ronai, after A. Strindberg), 1959; Întâlniri în beznă [Meetings in Darkness] (ballet, G. Dehel), 1963, Cluj, Maghiară, 19 Aug 1964; Ciocanul satului [The Village Hammer] (op, 1, G. Jánoshizi, after S. Petőfi), Cluj, Maghiară, 11 March 1968; incid music