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Olga Neuwirth - Composer

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Olga Neuwirth was born in Graz, Austria, in 1968. She studied at the Academy of Music in Vienna and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. During her time in the States she also attended an art college, where she studied painting and film. Her private teachers in composition included Adriana Holszky, Tristan Murail and Luigi Nono. She first burst onto the international scene in 1991, at the age of 22, when two of her mini-operas with texts by Elfriede Jelinek were performed at the Wiener Festwochen, since then her artistic practice includes a multiple aesthetical experience taken from film, literature, everyday-life, visual arts, architecture and science....
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