Peter Jakober (AT)
Peter Jakober was born in 1977 and grew up in southern Styria, Austria. In 1998 he started studying composition with Georg Friedrich Haas and Gerd Kühr and graduated with distinction in 2006. So far, his works have been performed by numerous prestigious ensembles at many renowned contemporary music festivals. Together with Erich Ranegger, Jakober founded the annual „Hörfest“ event in 2003, which focuses on offering a performance platform for young composers. After stays in Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Cologne (Germany), Peter Jakober currently lives and works in Vienna.