Wolfgang Edelmayer
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Edelmayer Wolfgang

General Information

Year of Birth:  1963
Date of Birth:  12. November 1963
Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Since 1980, Wolfgang Edelmayer has been a composer for film, television, theatre and performers in Vienna. He has produced more than 300 songs for film, television, as well as for performers and has worked in Germany, the USA and India. He has received international awards and was part of several theatre and movie productions, as well as CD productions. He has been working as an actor at the State Theatre Hanover, Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Schauspielhaus Vienna, Volkstheater Vienna, Residenztheater Munich, Salzburger Festspiele, Drachengasse Vienna, Halle 7 Munich. He was also involved in various movies and commercial projects. As a dancer, he has been working with Pina Bausch, Joe Alegado, Ismael Ivo, Suzan Taylor in Vienna, New York, Hanover, Munich and Barcelona.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1985 - 1986

Studio Center: acting, dance, voice, composition

1986 - 1987

Actors Center: acting, dance, voice

1987 - 1988

acting, dance, voice, composition

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1998 - 1999

music and leading part in the stage and film production of "Who is Hamlet"

part of prize winning film projects "The room", "Call it love", "Pentamagica", "The dark side of our inner space", "24 7 365"

cooperation with movie makers from India

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1980

"Der Bursel", musical performance

1982

"STAR", musical performance

1991

"Factory Blues", musical performances

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1987

Rose d'Or AG, Lucerne and Montreux: "Golden Rose" winner (composition, voice)

1992

Marivaux Festspiele: best actor

1993

Germany's Actor of the Year

2002

Unisong International Songwriting Contest: finalist

several international awards of the movies by WTP-Productions

Description of Style

film-music in general, chanson, pop, jazz, classic music

Discography, Projects

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