Wednesday, January 21, 2009

R.I.P.: Gunter Horig

Günter Hörig
(born May 27, 1927, Dresden/Germany;
died Jan. 18, 2009, Dresden/Germany)

The pianist, big band leader, composer and teacher Günter Hörig died January 18th in Dresden, Germany at the age of 81. Hörig had founded the Dresdner Tanzsinfoniker in 1952 and had been teaching jazz at the Dresden conservatory since 1962. Obituary: Sächsische Zeitung.

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