Bochmann, Werner

COMPOSER (GERMANY)
BORN 17 May 1900, Meerane, Sachsen (near Chemnitz) - DIED 3 Jun 1993, Schliersee, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION Schliersee, Bayern: Friedhof an der Sixtuskirche, Seestrasse

Werner Bochmann studied chemics in Dresden, but he liked music better and studied under Gustav Mraczek at Frank Schreker the same time. In Leipzig he studied piano under Weinreich. He worked as an accompanist of choirs in Dresden and in Naples and accompanied silent movies on the piano in Munich.

In 1934 he created his first film score for "Die Insel" and during the war he wrote the music for popular movies like "Wunschkonzert" (1940), "Quax, der Bruchpilot" (1941) and "Fronttheater" (1942). After the war he settled in Schliersee in Bavaria from where he succesfully continued his career. During his life he compsed the music for over 120 movies.

Related persons
• discovered Werner, Ilse

Images

The grave of Werner Bochmann at the Friedhof an der Sixtuskirche, Schliersee, Bavaria.
Picture by Androom (03 Sep 2013)

 

Sources
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Gräber in Oberbayern - ausserhalb von München, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1998
Werner Bochmann – Wikipedia


Bock, Gustav

Published: 11 Apr 2020
Last update: 11 Apr 2020