Marcel Barsotti

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Marcel Barsotti (born May 2, 1963 in Lucerne , Switzerland ) is a Swiss film composer .


Barsotti received composition training from the composer and conductor George Byrd . He then studied at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich and completed his training in pop music with Harold Faltermeyer .

In the meantime, he has published over 90 cinema and television films, commercials, numerous records, DVDs and various pop albums. In 2002 he published the first comprehensive Ethno World sound library for ethnic instruments. His great successes include the film music for Die Päpstin , The Miracle of Bern and Germany. A summer fairy tale .

He is also involved in music festivals and film academies such as B. for the German Film Academy and the Academy for Television and is active in the management committee of the German Film Composers Union. He also gives lectures and offers workshops.

In 2015, a retrospective of his previous work took place as part of the Braunschweig International Film Festival . Two of his works, The Popess and Dolphins , premiered there as film concerts.

In 2017 Barsotti founded the new production music company TUNESforMOVIES and was nominated for the German music author award. Barsotti lives in Germany.


Filmography (selection)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Composers' Lexicon
  2. a b press report Bayerischer Rundfunk
  3. Awards