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Thomas Raber (born 20 November 1972 in Steyr, Upper Austria) is an Austrian composer and producer.
In the 1990s Raber was musician (piano, keyboards, guitar, bass, vocals) in several bands (sloggahouse, climax, K.R.E.W. twitch).He wrote many songs for these groups.
Raber has also worked as a teacher, during which time he created the Musical "Das kleine bunte Tierchen" for youngsters under licence from Mira Lobe – publishing company "Jungbrunnen".
In 2006, Raber toured the churches of Austria with his production "Wienerfelder Messe" (Pop-Mass).Since then, Thomas Raber has become known in Catholic circles. He also was engaged for birthday-mass from Christoph Schönborn and Ludwig Schwarz.
Raber currently works as a composer and producer in Vienna. In 2008 he composed and produced the Pop-Hymn of Linz (european capital of culture 2009) for the singer Yvonne Finsterle.
He has also composed melodies for TV-Magazines (TW1-ORF-Austria, Austria9-TV) and he is the owner of a publishing company, label, recording studio, and the "Hit-Factory". In 2015 he received his bachelor's degree in musicology at the University of Vienna(among others at Gerhard Kubik).
Now he is also the producer of Gerald Jatzek, Manfred Porsch and Georg Bydlinski.
Franz Schmidt, also Ferenc Schmidt was an Austro-Hungarian composer, cellist and pianist.
Leopoldstadt is the 2nd municipal district of Vienna in Austria. As of 1 January 2016, there are 103,233 inhabitants over 19.27 km2 (7 sq mi). It is situated in the heart of the city and, together with Brigittenau, forms a large island surrounded by the Danube Canal and, to the north, the Danube. It is named after Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor. Due to its relatively high percentage of Jewish inhabitants before the Holocaust, Leopoldstadt gained the nickname Mazzesinsel. This context was a significant aspect for the district twinning with the New York City borough Brooklyn in 2007.
Vienna has been an important center of musical innovation. 18th- and 19th-century composers were drawn to the city due to the patronage of the Habsburgs, and made Vienna the European capital of classical music. Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert and Johann Strauss II, among others, were associated with the city, with Schubert being born in Vienna. During the Baroque period, Slavic and Hungarian folk forms influenced Austrian music. Vienna's status began its rise as a cultural center in the early 16th century, and was focused on instruments including the lute.
Krems an der Donau is a town with 25,271 inhabitants end 2022 in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria. It is the fifth-largest city of Lower Austria and is approximately 70 kilometres west of Vienna. Krems is a city with its own statute, and therefore it is both a municipality and a district.
Michael Cretu is a Romanian-born German musician, composer and record producer. He gained worldwide fame as the founder and musician behind the musical project Enigma, which he formed in 1990.
Robert von Dassanowsky FRHistS, FRSA was an Austrian-American academic, writer, film and cultural historian, and producer. He was usually known as Robert Dassanowsky.
Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 in C minor, WAB 108, is the last symphony the composer completed. It exists in two major versions of 1887 and 1890. It was premiered under conductor Hans Richter in 1892 at the Musikverein, Vienna. It is dedicated to the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria.
Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 1 in C minor, WAB 101, was the first symphony the composer thought worthy of performing, and bequeathing to the Austrian National Library. Chronologically it comes after the Study Symphony in F minor and before the "nullified" Symphony in D minor. The composer gave it the nickname Das kecke Beserl, and conducted its 1868 premiere. Much later, after Bruckner was granted an honorary University of Vienna doctorate in 1891, he dedicated the 1890 version of the work to that institution.
Amstetten is a city in Lower Austria. It is the capital of the Amstetten District and the centre of the historical region Mostviertel.
Austrian Americans are Americans of Austrian descent, chiefly German-speaking Catholics and Jews. According to the 2000 U.S. census, there were 735,128 Americans of full or partial Austrian descent, accounting for 0.3% of the population. The states with the largest Austrian American populations are New York (93,083), California (84,959), Pennsylvania (58,002), Florida (54,214), New Jersey (45,154), and Ohio (27,017).
Peter Gric, or Petr Gric, is an Austrian painter, drawer, and illustrator originally from the Czech Republic. Motifs of futuristic landscapes and architecture, biomechanical surrealism, and fantastic realism can be found in his work. Gric is a member of the art groups Libellule and Labyrinthe.
Deutsch is a surname, meaning German in German. When transliterated to other languages, it may also be spelled as Deutch, Deitch, Deich, Teutsch.
Wolfgang Mitterer is an Austrian composer and musician.
Gerald Jatzek is an Austrian author, composer, mail artist and musician. He writes in German and English and has published books for children and adults, short stories, plays for radio, and essays. His books have been translated into Korean and Turkish, his poems have appeared in anthologies and literature papers in Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Croatia, the Netherlands, the UK, and the USA.
Hubert von Goisern is an Austrian singer-songwriter and world musician. With his mix of rock music and elements of traditional Volksmusik he has become a prominent exponent of the so-called New Volksmusik and Alpine Rock in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. His stage name von Goisern refers to his hometown. Hubert von Goisern has won numerous record certifications and several national and international awards.
Manfred Maria Porsch is a composer of Austrian contemporary worship music and a teacher.
Georg Knepler was an Austrian pianist, conductor and musicologist.