Hans Salter
Date of Birth
Jan 14, 1896
Birth Place:
Vienna, Austria


Born in Vienna, composer/conductor Hans J. Salter was a graduate of his hometown's Academy of Music. Before signing with the musical department at Germany's UFA film studios, Salter was music director at Vienna's Volksoper and Berlin's State Opera. He fled the Nazi regime in 1937, immediately securing a composer post at Hollywood's Universal Studios, where he remained until 1964. Though he...