Silvia Sommer

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Silvia Sommer (born 9 April 1944) is an Austrian composer, pianist and music producer.

Biography[edit]

Silvia Sommer was born in Vienna, Austria, and studied piano with Marianne Lauda at the music academy in Vienna. She began composing at the age of eleven. After completing her studies she worked as a pianist and composer. Her music has been performed and broadcast internationally.[1][2]

Works[edit]

Silvia Sommer composes for choir, orchestra, solo instrument and chamber ensemble. She writes songs, light music, and music for film soundtracks. Her works have been recorded and issued on CD including:

  • Klaviernacht - Piano Works By Women Composers (1996) Bayer Records
  • Esoteric - Extreme Sacrifice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Silvia Sommer". Retrieved 17 November 2010.
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 17 November 2010.