b. Eferding (Upper Austria), Feb. 16, 1933. Composer educated in Vienna and Salzburg (H. Eder); works were influenced by J. N. David and R. Schollum; awarded Austrian State Prize for Music in 1965.
Works#2 symphonies, 1 concerto, numerous chamber music and vocal pieces. - Theatrical pieces: Die 7 Todsuenden, 1968; The Roaring Twenties, 1988.
Literature#G. Brosche (ed.), Musikalische Dokumentation F. D., exhibition catalogue, Austrian National Library, Vienna 1997.