Humpert, Hans Ulrich

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Hans Ulrich Humpert

Biography

Born: October 9, 1940

Died: August 29 2010

Country: Paderborn, Germany

Studies: Academy of Music at the University of Cologne

Teachers: Herbert Eimert, Christoph Caskel



Humpert is next to Karlheinz Stockhausen, one of the pioneers of electronic music . He studied from 1961 to 1967 at the Academy of Music electronic music with Herbert Eimert and percussion with Christoph Caskel , both German and history at the University of Cologne . From 1969 to 1972, he founded, along with others, the group of 8 Cologne . From 1968 to 1972, he was assistant Eimerts of which he 1972 Electronic Music Studio of the Cologne University of Music took over, which he led until 2007, where he taught until 2009. That started in the electronic music studio of West German Radio tradition of "Cologne" electronic music was continued by Humpert and brought up to date technologically. His lexicon of electronic music is a standard work of contemporary art music and electronic avant-garde. Already in the 1960s there was of him teaching records which explained basic concepts and the former studio technology demonstrated with their musical potential, a concept that he carried a number of radio programs on topics of electronic music for the WDR was continuing. His last radio play about Heinrich Heine remained unfinished.[1]

Works for Percussion

Construction in MicroPolygons - Percussion Quartet, Electronics

References

  1. http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Ulrich_Humpert