I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Haas-PavelPavel Haas (June 21, 1899 – October 17, 1944) was a Czech composer who was murdered during the Holocaust.

He was an exponent of Leoš Janáček’s school of composition, and also utilized elements of folk music and jazz. Although his output was not large, he is notable particularly for his song cycles and string quartets.