Hermann Reutter was a German composer who set several American poems in his art songs, including the poetry of Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes.
Photo: Hermann Reutter, Schott Music
Reutter's compositions began to gain popularity outside of Europe in the mid-20th century. For more information about Reutter, please visit the links listed to the right.
I Hear America Singing (Thomas Hampson, Wolfram Rieger)