Manfred Schoof biography

Manfred Schoof

Teacher, Musical Artist

1936 –

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Who is Manfred Schoof?

Manfred Schoof is a German jazz trumpet player.

He studied music in Kassel and Cologne.

He is a founder of European free jazz and collaborated with Albert Mangelsdorff, Peter Brötzmann, Mal Waldron, and Irène Schweizer. He has interpreted Die Soldaten, an operatic work by the contemporary composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann.

Schoof won various jazz prizes and is involved in the German musical rights association, since 2007 he is chairman of the Union Deutscher Jazzmusiker. He has been a professor in Cologne since 1990.

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Born
Apr 6, 1936
Magdeburg
Also known as
  • Schoof, Manfred
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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