Ernst von Siemens Music Prize

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The Ernst von Siemens Music Prize (also known as Siemens Music Prize for short ) is an international music prize awarded annually to composers , performers and musicologists for outstanding achievements . The main prize is endowed with 250,000 euros. It is sometimes referred to as the " Nobel Prize in Music". In addition to the main prize, three sponsorship prizes have been awarded since 1990.

The music prize is awarded by the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts on behalf of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation. The name is reminiscent of the founder, industrialist and art patron Ernst von Siemens (1903–1990). The prize was founded in December 1972 and was first awarded in 1974.

Award winners

Grand Prize

Sponsorship award

See also

  • Polar Music Prize , sometimes referred to in the media as the “Nobel Prize in Music”

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ N for Nobel Prize for Music, March 29, 2011.