Gerhard Gruber biography

Gerhard Gruber

Musical Artist

1951 –


Who is Gerhard Gruber?

Gerhard Gruber is an Austrian composer and piano player. As accompanist for silent movies he has become the leading authority in Austria since 1988.

He has performed for about 450 different films. He composed the music for Café Elektric.

Since 1983 Gerhard Gruber is working and performing as a composer and musician for theatre.

He was featured in Ilse Aichinger's Subtexte as "the one who first makes each film possible and, at the same time, unnecessary. Those who have seen his hands move on the illuminated keys might even risk forgetting Chaplin"

Gruber was awarded the Nestroy-Theaterpreis in 2006 and the Bühnenkunstpreis des Landes Oberösterreich in 2008.


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May 6, 1951
Aigen im Mühlkreis
  • Austria
Lived in
  • Linz
  • Graz
  • Wels

on July 23, 2013

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