Johannes Maria Staud: Music Award of the City of Vienna
Over the last years, Johannes Maria Staud received various prizes, such as the special music prize from the Austrian Republic (2001) and the composition award from the Salzburger Osterfestspiele (2002). He was the grant winner of the Ernst-von-Siemens-Musikstiftung (2004) and won the Paul Hindemith-Prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and the Emil Berlanda-Prize of the state Tyrol in 2009. Congratulations!
Staud is not the first UE-composer to receive the prize, the following UE-composers have been awarded in the past: Joseph Marx, Egon Wellesz, Ernst Krenek, Gottfried von Einem, Friedrich Cerha, Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, Francis Burt, György Ligeti, Georg Friedrich Haas und Beat Furrer.