- Jean-Pierre Amann
(b Geneva, Jan 11, 1961). Swiss composer. After studying piano with Sébastien Risler he gained a diploma in music education and a prize from the Geneva Conseil d’État, along with a composition prize (class of Pierre Wissmer and Jean Balissat). He then went to study with Betsy Jolas in Paris. Besides composing, he teaches harmony and analysis at the two conservatories in Geneva. From his first compositions, Schlaepfer attracted attention in French-speaking Switzerland for his professionalism. His ...