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Born in Cologne, Germany in 1918. Enigmatic and difficult to categorise, Zimmerman was an early exponent of the stylistic pluralism so prevalent in what is now labelled post-modernism, but which, during his lifetime, was not considered to occupy the vanguard of the new.

He studied at Bonn, Konigsdorf and Berlin Universities while working as a labourer and playing for dance bands, and later taught at Cologne University and Hochschule.

His music made use of electronics, , and quoted freely and… read more

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  • Avatar for innercities
    'und hatten keinen Tröster mehr'
  • Avatar for OG-Gurda
    good
  • Avatar for sGarrista-
    'die soldaten' is very strong
  • Avatar for Cruddybluds
    Have yet to hear anything by Zimmermann that isn't fantastic.
  • Avatar for progtrance7
    my doctor told me i shouldn't work out anymore until i'm in better shape. i said alright don't send me a bill until i pay you.
  • Avatar for curoboros
    Die Kugelgestalt der Zeit; Hans Henny Jahnn ...
  • Avatar for rm508
    Check out his violin concerto from 1950, taking pre-war modernism in new directions.
  • Avatar for blackless
    http://www.last.fm/group/Scrobblers+against+Mainstream+culture?setlang=en
  • Avatar for blackless
    Photoptosis \m/
  • Avatar for KraeheK
    I find Die Soldaten to be the only logical follower to Berg that I have so far heard. Amazing music.

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