Nicolaus A. Huber


1939Born in Passau on 15 December
1956First public appearance as composer and organist
1958-1962Studies at the Munich Musikhochschule: piano (with Oscar Koebel) and music education
1962/63Studies composition in Munich with Franz Xaver Lehner
1962-1964Junior teacher
1964-1967Further composition studies with Günter Bialas

Works at Munich's electronic studio with Josef Anton Riedl

1969Cultural Prize for Music of the City of Munich
Lectureship in music theory and analysis at the Folkwang-Hochschule Essen
1969-1971Member of Josef Anton Riedl's ensemble
1970Composition prize of Darmstadt
1971Fellowship for the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1971-1974Vice President of the GNM (German section of the International Society of Contemporary Music)
1974-2004Professor of composition at the Folkwang-Hochschule in Essen
since 1992/93Member of the Akademien der Künste in Berlin and Leipzig
2007"Gerda und Günter Bialas-Preis" of the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste
CareerInvitations to composition seminars, master courses and portrait concerts in Germany and other countries such as Austria, Ecuador, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Portugal, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay and Venezuela.
World premières and first performances of his works at many festivals in Germany and abroad, for example in Amsterdam (Holland Festival), Berlin (Musikbiennale), Donaueschingen (Donaueschinger Musiktage), Hanover (Tage Neuer Musik), Montepulciano, Paris (Festival d'Automne), Saarbrücken (Musik im 21. Jahrhundert), Strasbourg (Musica), Stuttgart (Tage für Neue Musik), Venice (Biennale di Venezia), Vienna (Wien modern), Warsaw (Warsaw Autumn), Weingarten and Witten (Tage für neue Kammermusik).