Antoine Beuger

Biography

1955              born in oosterhout (netherlands)
1973 -1978    study of composition with ton de leeuw at sweelinck conservatorium, amsterdam
1990              resumption of composing after an interruption of about 10 years
1992              founding of edition wandelweiser, together with burkhard schlothauer
since 1994   conception and organisation of KLANGRAUM, a concert series at kunstraum düsseldorf
1995 – 2001  (together with visual artist mauser) founder and artistic director of “werkraum”, place for interdisciplinary artistic events, cologne
since 1996   artistic director of edition wandelweiser records
since 2004    managing director edition wandelweiser gmbh

several prizes, including:

1991

tenth international composition seminar boswil / schweiz
lesen, hören – buch für stimme, for voice and tape

1992

forum junger komponisten, wdr-köln
schweigen, hören, for percussion solo and orchestra

1998

6th international kazimierz serocki composers competition, warschau
fourth music for marcia hafif (4), for accordion solo and orchestra
premieres at the donaueschingen music days:

1995

etwas (lied), for singer and piano

1997

fourth music for marcia hafif (3), for orchestra

2003

wort für wort (geraum), for 6 speaking voices, poet reading and electronic sounds
productions and broadcasts with radios stations in germany, austria, great britain, poland and united states

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