Henry Krtschil is confirmed dead at the age of 87.
Henry was best known as a German composer and pianist.
Henry Krtschil
Henry Krtschil 1974.jpg
Background information
Born (1932-10-03) 3 October 1932 (age 87)
Dresden, Germany
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film composer, music producer
InstrumentsPiano
Years active1956–1999
Henry Krtschil (3 October 1932 - 7 July 2020) was a German Composer, music producer and pianist. He worked for 25 years as a film composer for Deutscher Fernsehfunk and over 30 years with the German singer Gisela May.
Krtschil studied music between 1951 and 1956 at Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler". Then he was a Répétiteur for one year at Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin and until 1970 at Berliner Ensemble. Between 1970 and 1977 he worked at the theatre Volksbühne. From 1991 until his retirement in 1999 he worked as a composer and pianist at Theater im Palais.
Selected filmography
1965: Schule der Frauen
1972: Der Mann seiner Frau
1977: Der Stein des Glücks
1978: Polizeiruf 110: Doppeltes Spiel
1978: Rentner haben niemals Zeit
1980: Abenteuer mit den Abrafaxen
1982: Der Hase und der Igel
1982: Geschichten übern Gartenzaun
1985: Der verzauberte Weihnachtsmann
1987: Der Hauptmann von Köpenick
1987: Polizeiruf 110: Die letzte Kundin
1989: Die Irrfahrten des Weihnachtsmannes
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