Joseph Kanz, born in 1949, studied music pedagogy at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich, and took a second degree in conducting and composition (Richard Boeck, Hans-Rudolf Zöbely, Wolfgang Rebner, Peter Jona Korn) and concert singing (Gertrud Bina). He has directed several ensembles, was Maestro suggeritore at the Bavarian State Opera between 1977/78 and conductor of the Hessen State Police Orchestra (1984–1994).
He has published numerous articles on Bruckner reception, the practice of professional choirs and on practical sound engineering. Today Kanz works as a freelance organist, choirmaster and arranger.
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