Peter Leonhard Braun

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Peter Leonhard Braun (born 11 February 1929) is a German writer and radio producer.

Education[edit]

1936 – 1947 Primary and Secondary School (Gymnasium) in Berlin, Matriculation 1949 – 1953 Freie Universität Berlin, Political Economics Diploma thesis: On Sociology of Radio;Bachelor of Economics

Professional development[edit]

1953 – 1973 Freelance author and producer in Berlin, Paris (1963) and London (1964 & 1965) exclusively for radio features Trensetter for the „Acoustical Film“, interweaving narration and stereo sound to documentary sound sculptures

Important productions[edit]

1967: Chickens, first stereophonic feature production in Germany 1968: Catch as catch can (professional wrestling) 1970: 08h15, Operation theatre 3, hip replacement 1971: Hyenas, Plea for a despised predator 1973: Bells in Europe Range of broadcasts in fifteen languages as trendsetters, radio bestsellers and finally, classics of the „acoustical emancipation“. 1974 – 1994 Sender Freies Berlin – SFB, Berlin Head of the Feature Department, Radio Teaching activity of feature department in Africa, Asia, USA, South America and Europe until 1994. The Department Radio won 70 awards.

Positions held in the broadcasting industry[edit]

1973 – 1995 Organization and management of the International Feature Conference (annual world conference of feature makers) 1979 – 1983 Responsible for radio in the international competition Prix Futura, Berlin 1983 – 1997 Secretary General of Prix Futura Berlin, responsible for Radio and Television 1988 – 1997 Management of Prix Europa, pan-European Television contest 1997 – 2000 After the merger of the two competitions, Operative Management of the competition under its new name Prix Europa 2000 – present Treasurer of the Prix Europa and responsible for radio within the competition

Awards[edit]

1964 Kurt-Magnus-Price 1969 Stereo-Price for Catch as catch can 1973 PRIX ITALIA for Bells in Europe 1974 URTNA-Award for Hyenas (Arabian version) 1974 ONDAS-Award for Bells in Europe (Spanish version)

2007 AUDIO LUMINARY AWARD for lifelong merits from the Third Coast Festival in Chicago 2012 AXEL-EGGEBRECHT-EHRENPREIS for lifelong merits from the Medienstiftung Leipzig.

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