Felix Lee
Instrument: accordion, piano

Lee Felix

General Information

Year of Birth:  1935
Date of Birth:  9. September 1935
Place of Birth:  Vienna
Nationality: 

Felix Lee, born in 1935 as the son of a Chinese music student and a native Viennese woman, studied at the Vienna Conservatory, creating numerous compositions for accordion (teaching literature, solo, duo, orchestra, chamber music), chansons and Viennese songs on texts by - amongst others - Peter Herz, Joseph Kaderka, Ernst Buchta as well as compositions for the former ORF-Orchestra (Karel Krautgartner) conducted by Hans Solomon. His compositions have been repeatedly broadcasted via ORF and have been published on various records. As a member of the "Gola Accordion Duo" with Prof. Gertrude Kisser, he appears at concerts, on the radio and on television. In 2006 he got awarded the professional title "Professor" by the Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1964

Wiener Akkordeon Solisten: founding of the ensemble with Gertraud Winklbauer and former fellow students

1967

Gola Akkordeon Duo: founding of the ensemble with Gertrude Kisser

accordionist in the klezmer-ensembles "Sabres" and "Geduldig und Thimann"

jury-member at national and international accordion-competitions

teacher

teacher

member

board member

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
2006

granting of professorship

Goldener Violinschlüssel

Decoration in Gold

Golden Viennese Heart

Great Badge for services to the Wienerlied

Johann Strauss Badge

Description of Style

U- and E-music compositions