David, Thomas Christian#
b. Wels (Upper Austria), Dec. 22, 1925. Composer, performer (flute, harpsichord), son of Johann Nepomuk David; educated in Leipzig, 1958-1987 taught at the Vienna Musikhochschule*; 1967-1973 in Teheran. Founded the Southern German Chamber Orchestra ("Sueddeutsches Kammerorchester") and the Southern German Madrigal Choir ("Sueddeutscher Madrigal-Chor"). 1986-1988 president of the "Oesterreichischer Komponistenbund" (Austrian Society of Composers).
Works#several concertos, 5 string quartets, madrigals and motets, 1 oratorio, 2 operas.
Literature#Musikalische Dokumentation T. C. D., exhibition catalogue, Department of Muscic of the Austrian National Library, Vienna 1984.