Christen Pierre *1955

Pierre Christen, luxembourgish composer. Born in 1955 in Luxembourg. Studied at the Conservatory of Metz, Liège and University of Sarrebruck. Lives in Luxembourg.

Born in Luxembourg on the 25th of August, 1955.

Musical studies at the „Conservatoire de Musique“ in Luxembourg (piano and trombone) as well as at the „Conservatoire National de Région“ in Metz (trombone). Since 1976 employed at the „Musique Militaire Grand-Ducale“.

At over 30 years of age, further musical studies at the „Conservatoire Royal de Musique“ in Liège (music theory, analysis and history), followed by a study of musicology at the „Universität des Saarlandes“ which was completed in 2002 with a Magister Artium degree.

Since 2004 resumption of studies of composition in Luxembourg under Alexander Mullenbach. Works include a Piano Sonata, several Lieder, a chamber musical work, two string quartets, and a Concert for Tuba and Symphonic Wind Orchestra.

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