Thomas Lehn

Thomas Lehn ( born May 21, 1958 in Fröndenberg / Ruhr ) studied sound engineering at the University of Music Detmold and 1980-1987 classical and jazz piano at the Hochschule für Musik Köln.

As a performer of classical, contemporary and improvised music he developed in electronic music has its own language. He plays analog synthesizer, mini - Moog synthesizer and piano, which he almost exclusively analog synthesizers of the late 1960s with virtuosity begins with improvisations. At the piano, he worked among others in the 1980s in ensembles led by Gunter Hampel, George Russell and Keith Tippett. Today, he is a pianist member of various ensembles for contemporary music and has been involved in performances by Maria de Alvear and Manos Tsangaris.

As a synthesizer player, he worked among others together with the James Choice Orchestra, Hannes Bauer, Martin Blume, John Butcher, Günter Christmann, Alexander Frangenheim, Wolfgang Fuchs, Mats Gustafsson, Gerry Hemingway, Erhard Hirt, Paul Lovens, Paul Lytton, Evan Parker, Radu Malfatti, Torsten Muller, Carl Ludwig Pretty, Jon Rose, Keith Rowe, John Russell, Hans Schneider, Burkhard Stangl and Martin Theurer. With Tim Hodgkinson and Roger Turner, it forms for more than ten years, the group Konk Pack; with Axel Dörner and Phil Minton he is as Toot go.

Thomas Lehn has lived since 1980 as a musician in Cologne.