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Breit, Bert#

Breit, Bert, b. Innsbruck (Tirol), July 25, 1927, composer. Studied in Innsbruck and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg; private instruction with C. Orff; 1951-1952 studied with Pierre Schaeffer in Paris and became interested in musique concrète; 1961-1967 department head at Radio Tirol; since then freelance composer. His compositions include the theme music for the radio programme "Der Schalldaempfer" and film music ("Franza", "Der stille Ozean", "Heidenloecher", "Dorf ohne Maenner" and "Zug um Zug").


Other works: Des Lebens Vergaenglichkeit, 1960 (cantata); Hirtenmusik zur Weihnacht, 1964 (chamber music); Memento viva et mors, 1987 (radiophony); Als ich an einem Sonntagmorgen Frau Mueller traf, 1990 (brass quintet); Spuren, 1995 (clarinet, string quartet); Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra, 1996.