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  • Born

    14 October 1943

  • Died

    1 July 2012 (aged 68)

Born in Vienna on 14th of October 1943 in Vienna.
Started to take private piano lessons when he was 5years old.
Studied Violin,Guitar and Clarinet,but decided to be a professional Jazzpianist at the age of 16.
Playing in Fatty Georges All Star Band from 1960 to 1962 gave him the possibility to be able to play different styles.
1963-64 Recordings and Concerts with Hans Koller,Miriam & Oscar Klein.
1964-68 he moved to Berlin/Germany and played at Dug’s Night Club & Jazzgalery as a accompanist for Herb Geller, Johnny Griffin, Don Byas, Booker Erwin,
Dexter Gordon, Art Farmer, Leo Wright, Carmell Jones, Pony Poindexter & the Berlin Allstars
1968-1982 Pianoteacher at the Jazzdepartment,Vienna Conservatory.
Arranger & Composer, Member of the ORF-RadioBand (Vienna ) & the Erich Kleinschuster Sextet. Projects&Recordins with Friedrich Gulda.
Fritz Pauer Trio since 1970. Art Farmer Quartet, Quintet & Duo from 1970 until 2000.
1982-1984 Leader & Pianoteacher at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern/Switzerland.
1984-1989 freelance Artist
Since 1989 Teacher at the KUG University/Jazzdepartement in Graz/Austria(Interpretation,Begleiten&Korrepetition)
Recent Projects (Recordings & Concerts) Bass Encounters,
Ed Neumeister Quartet, Fritz Pauer Solo & Trio, Sheila Cooper/Fritz Pauer Duo,Simone Kopmajer Quartet, Lucia Luzinska "All Time Jazz " Fritz Pauer Trio/Chico Freeman Quartet

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