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Hans Keller (1919-1985), Musician and musicologist

Sitter in 3 portraits
Musician and musicologist. Born in Vienna, Keller escaped after the Anschluss, made his way to England and settled here, becoming a naturalised British subject in 1948. He became music adviser to the British Film Institute and founded, with Donald Mitchell, the periodical Music Survey. Influential in broadcasting and as a critic, he joined the Music Division of the BBC in 1959 and remained there until his retirement twenty years later.

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Hans Keller

by Milein Cosman
etching, 1971
NPG 6600


Hans Keller

by George Newson
bromide fibre print, 15 August 1984
NPG x33548


Hans Keller

by Dr. A. Ward Gardner
colour transparency, July 1977
NPG x25291