In: Composer

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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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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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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05 MayThe vampires have danced out….


US composer Jim Steinman, who wrote hits for musicians such as Meat Loaf, Céline Dion and Bonnie Tyler, has died. The…

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05 MayJazz musician and film composer Lennie Niehaus died.


He was in the business for almost 60 years and contributed the soundtrack to two dozen films. At the end of…

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22 FebJazz legend Chick Corea dead at 79


The 23-time Grammy-winning artist died of a rare cancer at the age of 79 on 09.02.2021, Corea’s official Facebook page and…

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