Hans Ulrich Lehmann

Swiss composer of mostly orchestral, chamber, choral, and vocal works that have been performed throughout the world.

Mr. Lehmann studied at conservatories in Biel, where he earned a diploma in cello, Zurich, where he earned a diploma as a teacher of music theory, and Basel from 1960-63, where he studied with Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen. He later studied musicology with Kurt von Fischer at the Universitaet Zurich.

Among his honors are the Musikpreis of the Conrad Ferdinand Meyer-Stiftung (1973), the Komponistenpreis of the Schweizerischer Tonkunstlerverein (1988), the Kunstpreis from the city of Zollikon/Zurich (1990), and the Kunstpreis from the city of Zurich (1993).

He is also active in other positions. He served as president of the Schweizerischer Tonkunstlerverein from 1983-86. He has been a board member of SUISA, the Swiss society of authors and composers, since 1987 and has served as its president since 1991.

He taught at the Musik-Akademie Basel from 1961-72, taught music theory and new music at the Universitaet Zurich from 1969-90 and taught composition and music theory at the Musikhochschule Zurich from 1972-98. He also served as director of the Konservatorium/Musikhochschule Zurich from 1976-98. He lectured at the Universitaet Bern in 1990 and has guest-lectured elsewhere in Europe.

Year / Artwork Title Importance Medium
1962 Quanti 4.00 stars  LP
New Music III Comments:
For Flute and Orchestra

Severino Gazzellioni - Flute
Rome Symphony Orchestra cond. Bruno Maderna

1965 Spiele 3.50 stars  LP
Spiele Comments:
Heinz Holliger - Oboe
Ursula Holliger - Harp