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Siegfried Matthus *1934

Siegfried Matthus was born in 1934 in Mallenuppen (East Prussia). After leaving school, he studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin with Wagner-Régeny and Hanns Eisler. As well as being a successful freelance composer, Matthus also worked as artistic director at the Komische Oper in Berlin. His numerous contributions to music theatre represent the pinnacle of his extensive and diverse output.Without doubt, one of Matthus's greatest achievements is as founder and director of the opera academy at Rheinsberg Castle near Berlin, held annually to give upcoming international singers the opportunity to perform to a large audience in a professional milieu.

Stations in life:
Mallenuppen, Berlin

Bach - sights & sounds

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