Rudi Stephan (1887-1915)
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Gassed, killed, bankrupted, inspired: great composers in the First World War
8. Rudi Stephan (1887-1915)
Considered the most promising German composer of his generation, Rudi Stephan was killed at the age of 28. He died after being shot in the head by a Russian sharpshooter on the Galician Front.