Wendel Martin (02. 06. 1925)
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Martin Wendal was born 1925 in Biberist, Solothurn. On completion of his undergraduate studies (from 1944 until 1947) he studied at the conservatories in Bern and Lausanne (Teachers: Richard Flury, Hans Haug, Edmond Defrancesco).
1947 until 1949 - Further studies in Paris under Tony Aubin, Arthur Honegger and Marcel Moyse
1952 until1969 - Solo flutist in the orchestra of the Manheim National Theatre, the orchestra of the Music Collegium Winterthur and occasionally with the Festival Orchestra Lucerne.
1970 until1990 - Music teacher at the upper Zurich canton school in Wetzikon, lived in Bassersdorf
1960 - Award from the Radio Lausanne Compositions Competition
1967 - First prize at the ‘Premio Città di trieste’ international festival, for the piano concert op.20
1964 - Commission by canton Solothurn for the musical design of a procession at the Expo in Lausanne
Various other commissions
1983, 1987, 1989 - Invitation by the Composer and Musicologist Association of the DDR to perform works at the Berlin Music Biennale
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