In: Composer

23 NovAmerican composer and creative writer Michael Boo died.


Michael Boo was a composer, creative writer and church choir director (vocals and hand bells) from Chesterton, Indiana. He received his…

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18 Oct10 October: 30th anniversary of the death of a genius.


The WDR honoured the composer on his memorial day with these words: Composer, conductor, pacifist, entertainer, pianist, pedagogue, author – Leonard…

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07 OctHi John, all the best for the 80s!


I know you wouldn’t have invited me to your 80s party if you were still alive. You don’t even know me….

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24 SepOn the guitar a god, failed in life…


On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix, ZDF broadcast a report on the life of…

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31 AugA Bohemian heart turned 85!


In all the works, the roots are unmistakably in his motherland and express in a different way the “moods of his…

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20 NovVienna was celebrating, while a drama ended in Stalingrad.


On November 19, 1942, the Russians began a pincer-shaped large-scale offensive in Stalingrad in the northwest and south of the city….

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20 NovLeopold Mozart: strict father or brilliant pedagogue?


On November 14th, Leopold Mozart’s 300th birthday was celebrated. For a long time, the father of Nannerl and Wolfgang was portrayed…

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13 MayStijn Aertgeerts wins with “Bipolarity”


Ten compositions were to be judged anonymously by the jury, in which Paul Hindmarsh, Oliver Waespi and Lucy Pankhurst were represented….

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29 AprOn the occasion of Jacques Offenbach’s 200th birthday


Many call the composition style of the German-born Jacques Offenbach “more French than French” and so he became the most popular…

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