André Werner

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André Werner
Born (1960-06-04) 4 June 1960 (age 58)
Bremerhaven, Germany
EducationHochschule der Künste Berlin

André Werner (born 4 June 1960 in Bremerhaven) is a German composer of classical music.

Werner studied classical guitar and oboe at the Musikhochschule Bremen from 1980 to 1986, composition from 1986 to 1992 at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin with Frank Michael Beyer. He was a Stipendiat of the Villa Massimo in 1995/96,[1] and won an Ernst von Siemens Composers' Prize in 2001.[2]

His opera Marlowe: Der Jude von Malta on his own libretto after the play The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe was premiered at the Munich Biennale in 2002.[3]


  1. ^ List of award winners Archived 2011-04-13 at the Wayback Machine., Villa Massimo.
  2. ^ List of past winners Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine. of the Composers' Prize of the Ernst von Siemens Foundation. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  3. ^ Archive notes to 8th biennale, 2002, Munich Biennale.

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