Joachim Kuntzsch

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Joachim Kuntzsch was born in Dresden and studied piano, conducting and singing in Hamburg. His first engagement at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg enabled him to realize his varied interests as pianist, singer, narrator, composer, actor and pedagogue. There and at the Staatstheater Stuttgart he has devised numerous song programs with the company, performed the works of Bertolt Brecht with music by Hanns Eisler, Kurt Weill and Paul Dessau, has consistently championed operetta with singing actors, musicals or theatrical series of pictures with his own compositions. Joachim Kuntzsch has been professor of singing for actors at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg since 1993.