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"To me music is the most weighted proof of God's existence"


Life


  • 11.02.1946, born in Piflas/Landshut, Lower Bavaria/Germany
  • 1964 begin of his Studies at Richard-Strauss-Conservatory Munich under Magda Rusy (piano) und Fritz Rieger (conducting)
  • 1967 changing his major to „Staatliche Hochschule für Musik“ in Munich, Studies in conducting under Jan Koetsier and composition under Harald Genzmer
  • 1969 transition to the composition class of Günter Bialas
  • 1973 state examination in composition
  • 1974 visit at Helene Berg’s, Alban Berg’s widow
  • 1974-80 composer for theatre-plays and "Kapellmeister" (conductor) at Staatstheater Ingolstadt
  • 1980 lecturer for hearing at Musikhochschule Munich
  • 1981/82 resident at Cité des artes in Paris/France
  • 1984 WP of the 1st Symphony, Tu Solus, in Donaueschingen/Germany
  • 1987 WP of the 2nd Symphony in Saarbrücken/Germany
  • 1988-2010 appointed Professor for composition at Hochschule für Musik Würzburg
  • 1988 W.P. of the 3rd symphony, "Grodek" in Munich
  • 1988 Composer in residence at Cabrillo Festival in California/USA
  • 1991 Purchase of the „Pfarrhof Schambach“ near Riedenburg/Lower Bavaria, home until his death
  • 1993 WP of the 4th symphony, "De Profundis", at Beethovenhall Bonn/Germany
  • 2002 Austrian premiere of the 2nd Symphony in Vienna
  • 2011 WP of the 5th Symphony, "Jetzt und in der Stunde des Todes","Now and in the hour of death", at "Stift St. Florian" near Linz/Austria
  • 2011 WP of the ballett "Lebensstürme", on behalf of th Landestheater Linz
  • 2017 German premiere of the 5th Symphony at Ultraschallfestival Berlin
  • 03.26.2019, death in Regensburg/Germany





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