In: Deaths & Honors

28 DecProf Hans Koller died unexpectedly!


As reported by the “Kleine Zeitung”, Hans Koller – musician, composer, guesthouse owner and farmer – passed away last Friday, 24…

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07 DecMusic was his first love: John Miles has died.


The song “Music” was not necessarily universally recognised after its release; too epic, too much drama. Nevertheless, the song wrote music…

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28 NovSend in the Clowns – a song has faded away


When one thinks of Stephen Sondheim, one hardly associates him with Bernstein’s “West Side Story”. Sondheim was brilliant as a composer…

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26 NovAna hot always the Bummerl – a song has faded away


Derjenige, der beim Kartenspiel verliert, hat das “Bummerl”. Wer im Leben verliert, hat das auch, sagt man in Österreich. Jetzt hat…

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01 NovSpanish composer Juan Vicente Mas Quiles dies at the age of 100.


The well-known Spanish composer and arranger Juan Vicente Mas Quiles has always been closely associated with the renowned wind orchestra Banda…

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02 SepMikis Theodorakis died


The Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has died at the age of 96. For many Greeks, he is considered “The Voice of…

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28 AugAn era comes to an end


Besides the Beatles, it was the Rolling Stones who shaped an entire generation of rock and dance musicians. The death of…

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23 AugHarpsichordist, organist and composer Raymond Schroyens died.


The former production manager of classic radio station BRT3, Raymond Schroyens, passed away on 13 July 2021. Schroyens was producer and…

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11 JulA Don Quixote of our time died.


…this was the title of the report on the death of the Spanish composer Cristobal Halffter in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung….

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09 JulThe two faces of Mr Bill R.


Sunday afternoon at 5 o’clock was the meeting point for us youngsters at that time. Light hit films were shown, often…

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