- About Gerhard Gruber
Full name: Gerhard Gruber
Also known as: Gerhard Gruber, Gruber, Gerhard
Professions: Composer and piano player
- Gerhard Gruber Biography
Gerhard Gruber (born May 6, 1951 in Aigen im Mühlkreis) is an Austrian composer and piano player. As accompanist for silent movies he has become the leading authority in Austria since 1988.He has performed for about 450 different films (Los Angeles 2012, Mumbai-Pune 2012, Washington-Los Angeles 2011, Delhi-Pune-Goa/India 2011, Tokyo 2006/2007/2008, Hobart/Australia 2007-09, Rotorua/New Zealand 2008/2010, Padova, Motovun Film Festival 2007, Cineconcerts Bordeaux 2005, Filmfestival Pisek/CZ 2008/2011, Filmfestival Uherske Hradiste 2009/2011, Viennale 1999-2004/2012, Munich, Hamburg, Diagonale). He composed the music for Café Elektric.Since 1983 Gerhard Gruber is working and performing as a composer and musician for theatre.He was featured in Ilse Aichinger's Subtexte as "the one who first makes each film possible and, at the same time, unnecessary. Those who have seen his hands move on the illuminated keys might even risk forgetting Chaplin"Gruber was awarded the Nestroy-Theaterpreis in 2006 and the Bühnenkunstpreis des Landes Oberösterreich in 2008.
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