Rolf Kuhnert

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Rolf Kuhnert (born March 4, 1932 in Berlin ) is a German pianist and composer .

From 1950 to 1956 Kuhnert studied composition with Heinz Tiessen and piano with Hans-Erich Riebensahm at the Berlin University of Music and piano with Yvonne Lefébure in Paris. Until 1970 he was a member of the Neue Musik Berlin group as a pianist and composer. He then became a professor at the Berlin University of Music.

In 1958 he received the 2nd price of the Kranichstein Music Prize (piano).


  • Axel Schniederjürgen (ed.): Kürschner's Musicians Handbook. 5th edition, Saur Verlag, Munich 2006, ISBN 3-598-24212-3 , p. 261.

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