Acoording to Internet source given below, Markus Zahnhausen (born in Saarbrücken, Germany) is one of Europe's best-known performers of and composers for the recorder. He studied music at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich and additionally studied musicology and Slavic languages and literature at the universities in Trier and Munich. He has taught recorder and chamber music at the Munich Volkshochschule sinc 1988. In 1994/5 he was a visiting lecturer at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in Odense, Denmark, and at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen. As a music journalist he has worked for the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts and regularly writes for the Bavarian Broadcasting System and trade journals in Germany and abroad. His works include orchestral works, choral pieces, chamber music, and above all pieces with a special emphasis on the recorder. Zahnhausen is chief editor of the Modern Recorder Library Series
by Möseler in Wolfenbüttel and has inspired many new works for the recorder from composers such as of Rodion Shchedrin
, Harald Genzmer
, Günter Kochan, Hans Stadlmair
, Walter Mays, Boris Tishchenko and Ruth Zechlin.
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for his activities as a recorder player.
||Biography by de.wikipedia.