Gerhard Richter was born on July 18th, 1961 in Seligenstadt am Main in the District of Offenbach. He started playing the piano at age 10. This accompanied him to graduating with economic levels in 1981. Between he still studying the flute. First own works and arrangements, public appearances by his teacher during this period. Then five years as accompanist in a ballet school and he played the organ in his hometown. Singing in the local youth- and oratorio choir, later in other communities such as Lübeck, Rotenburg an der Fulda, Melsungen, Festival Choir of the Bad Hersfeld Opera Festival ander Siegfried Heinrich. After finishing school he studying piano with Professor Naoyuki Taneda at the academy of music in Karlsruhe. apprenticeship initially as an organ builder with journeyman's examination, later to a master organ-builder.
Gerhard Richter lives in Styria, Austria and composed mainly piano and orchestral works in his spare time in the late romantic style.
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