Norbert Walter Peters

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Norbert Walter Peters
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Norbert Walter Peters in 2016
BornMarch 17, 1954
Stolberg/district of Aachen
OccupationComposer, sound artist and author for radio art

Norbert Walter Peters (born March 17, 1954 ) in Stolberg (Rhld.)/district of Aachen is a German composer, sound artist and author for Radio Art.


Early years[edit]

Norbert Walter Peters finished his musical education at the Aachen academy of music in the subjects guitar, singing and Renaissance lute in the year 1981. The subject music theatre as well as scientific research works had been a further main point in his musical education. He completed his education with studies of composition. Beside his pedagogic and artistic work Peters was just so active as music reviewer and free journalist.


Peters composed music for ensemble and made concerts as lute player until he 1987 came in contact to fine artists from the milieu of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. The artistic activity of Norbert Walter Peters thereupon distinctly changed: he created performances and sound installations just as picture objects.

Also in this time Peters attended two events with international artists: the sound art event "...KLÄNGE" at the castle of Stolberg (Rhld.) and the performing arts event of the Kunstverein of Aachen. Afterwards he was guest lecturer at the Saarbrücken Academy of Fine Arts ("composition and space experience ").

Since 1999 Peters conceived hear pieces for the Radio Arts. Norbert Walter Peters has been able to realize a number of his sound installations, radio pieces and concerts by orders for composition. A. o. by musical productions of the Deutschlandradio Kultur Berlin, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Südwestrundfunk Baden-Baden, Österreichischer Rundfunk, Saarländischer Rundfunk and Radio France Culture Paris.

Works list (selection)[edit]


  • Katalog "Het Apollohuis 1985–1990: exhibitions, concerts, installations, performances, lectures, publication", Het Apollohuis, Eindhoven NL 1991, ISBN 90-71638-12-X
  • "Kunst auf Zeit. Eine Recherche", Verlag Ars Nicolai, Berlin 1993, ISBN 3-89479-036-9
  • "Donaueschinger Musiktage 1999 [Programm; 15. bis 17. Oktober 1999]", Pfau Verlag, Saarbrücken 1999, ISBN 3-89727-060-9
  • "Handbuch der Musik im 20. Jahrhundert/Band 12", Helga de la Motte-Haber 1999, ISBN 3-89007-432-4
  • "Eine andere Sammlung", Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum Aachen 2006, [mixing technique on paper] ISBN 3-929203-59-6
  • "MOUVEMENT Festival für Neue Musik Saarbrücken AMERICAN DREAMS – AMERIKANISCHE (T)RÄUME", Pfau Verlag, Saarbrücken 2009, ISBN 978-3-89727-414-3

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