Alexander Goldscheider

Computer Scientist, Musical Artist

1950 –

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Who is Alexander Goldscheider?

Alexander Goldscheider is a Czech-born composer, music producer, and computer specialist living since 1981 in London.

He read music at Charles University in Prague, and received a PhD for the analysis of the music of The Beatles. Initially a music writer, critic, and radio/club DJ, he moved to songwriting and music production, becoming a staff producer at Supraphon, where he produced a number of pop, rock, and jazz LPs of Czech singers and bands. He pioneered the use of synthesizers in Czechoslovakia and recorded his own music for records, TV, and films.

He moved to London in 1981, recorded two solo albums, and in 1983 worked at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop producing his own music for radio, TV, and films. Goldscheider then co-founded a music and computer company, which initially designed and manufactured software and hardware for Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, and Atari computers;.

Romantic Robot became a recording label in 1991, when Goldscheider produced and released a 2-CD set with music written and performed in a Czech concentration camp—Terezín: The Music 1941-44.

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Born
Jun 22, 1950
Prague
Profession
Education
  • Charles University in Prague
Lived in
  • Prague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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