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Mauricio Kagel

Mauricio KagelAKA Mauricio Raúl Kagel

Born: 24-Dec-1931
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 18-Sep-2008
Location of death: Cologne, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Composer, Film Director

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Absurdist composer

Emigrated to Cologne, Germany, in 1957, at the suggestion of Pierre Boulez.

    University: Philosophy and Literature, University of Buenos Aires
    Teacher: Darmstadt (summer 1960-66, 1972-76)
    Professor: New Music Theater, Musikhochschule, Cologne, Germany (1974-)

    Erasmus Prize 1998
    German Ancestry
    Russian Ancestry
    Spanish Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: LSD, Smoking, Insomnia

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