- Detlef Gojowy
(b Bucharest, June 30, 1953). Romanian composer of Austrian-German parentage. Her parents were scientists. She began to study the piano with Olga Rosca-Berdan at the Bucharest music school in 1959 and to compose in 1961. She studied composition with Ştefan Niculescu at the Bucharest Conservatory (1972–5) and in 1976, when the family moved to Germany, continued her studies with Milko Kelemen, Günter Louegk and Erhard Karkoschka (electronic music). She attended the summer academy at the Salzburg Mozarteum (1977, 1978), and the Accademia Chigiana, Siena (1980), with Franco Donatoni. She was the pianist of the Lipatti Trio, 1977–80 and taught at the Stuttgart Musikhochschule, 1980–89. Her awards include many prizes for composition: the Valentino Bucchi, Rome (1979); Gaudeamus (1981); Max Deutsch, Paris (1982); Stamitz, Mannheim (1985); German record critics’ prize (1988–9); GEDOK, Mannheim (...