Biography of Müller-Zürich Paul:
Paul Müller-Zürich was born in Zurich on 19 June 1898. He studied with Philipp Jarnach and Volkmar Andreae at the Zurich Conservatory, then with Jean Batalla in Paris. Müller-Zürich was appointed to the Zurich Conservatory in 1927 as a lecturer in music theory, and remained there until 1968. As teacher, conductor, composer and organiser he belonged to the most significant personalities in Swiss musical life in the twentieth century. He was awarded the Music Prize of the city of Zurich in 1953 and in 1958 received the composition prize of the Swiss Musicians’ Association, whose president he became in 1960. Paul Müller-Zürich died in Zurich on 21 July 1993. His manuscripts lie today in the Zentralbibliothek Zürich.