HORST LIEPOLT 1927
by Eric Myers
[The jazz promoter Horst Liepolt was born in Berlin, Germany, on July 27, 1927. He died in New York, USA, on January 9, 2019, aged 91.This is a longer version of the obituary which was published in The Australian newspaper on January 15, 2019.
Influential in three cities Melbourne, Sydney and New York Horst Liepolt came from an artistic family.
His grandfather was a classical oboe player from Sweden, who migrated to Germany to join the Berlin Philharmoni, and his mother a concert pianist.
His father was a writer.
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