Friedemann Witecka

Peace Witecka, as a musician shortly Friedemann ( born August 31, 1951 in Freiburg im Breisgau ) is a German guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and music producer.

Life and work

Friedemann moved to first appearances in his native town, at the former Southwest Radio and TV junior showmanship dandruff 1967-1970 to London, where he lived until 1980 and was involved in folk albums. In 1979 he presented his first album The Beginning of Hope that involved musicians such as Wolfgang Dauner, Lenny MacDowell and Thomas Heidepriem and singer Anne Haigis.

His albums Indian Summer (1987) and Aquamarine (1990 ) reached six-digit sales figures and were also successful in the United States. With around 550,000 records sold, he heard claims to be the most successful musicians of his genre.

The acoustic quality of his albums ( CD and SACD ) is often used for testing of systems engineering. The readers of the magazine chose the Audio CD aquamarine 1997 " best audiophile CD of all time". For more than 10,000 copies sold of the album The Concert 2012 he received a German Jazz Award.

In its full tone music publisher and his record label Biber Records, he published his own works and music of colleagues like Bonnie Dobson, Grant Geissman, Ralf Illenberger, Rüdiger Oppermann, Thomas Rabenschlag, Büdi Siebert, Christoph Stiefel or Klaus Weiland. It produces mainly instrumental and " hand -made music " the styles of New Age and fusion.