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Ingrid Elisabeth Fessler

Born: 
December 17, 1942
Died: 
May 1, 1987
Place of birth: 
Nürnberg
Nationality: 
German
Instrument: 
Chansonette

Ingrid Elisabeth Fessler was born in Nuremberg in 1942 and studied classical guitar, composition, singing and pedagogy at the Musikhochschule in Vienna. Additionally she learnt to play the sitar from Majid Khan. In the 1970s and 1980s she was one of the most prominent avantgarde artists in Vienna, where she died in a psychiatric hospital in 1987. Besides being a performer, Ingrid Elisabeth Fessler also worked as a music therapist for prison inmates. This CD is a re-release of a 1982 original LP recording, featuring Fessler’s most prominent songs from her earlier performances.