Wilckens, Friedrich Christian 13.apr.1899-27.jul.1986 Austria Steiermark, Liezen - Germany, Munich
pianist, studied piano with Jerzy Lalewicz in Vienna, music history with Guido Adler at the University of Vienna, 1916 composition with Franz Schreker at the Music Academy in Vienna and March 1920 followed him to the Hochschule in Berlin, 1923-1928 pianist at several opera theatres in Berlin and 1928-1932 in Hannover, 1929-1931 he made 4 tours of Europe and the United States with the dancers Yvonne Georgi (1903-1975) and Harald Kreutzberg making the most profitable modern dance act in US history, as ballet pianist in duo with Harald Kreutzberg as solo dancer he made 13 more tours in the USA and 3 in South America, 1933-1978 residing with Kreutzberg in a luxurious chalet in Seefeld Tirol Austria with a second residence with Kreutzberg in Berlin, he performed as pianist at the Wiener Staatsoper in Vienna, 1943 performed at Teatro la Fenici in Venice Italy, 1960 he retired to Seefeld, 31.dec.1976 member of Austro Mechana AKM (Autoren, Komponisten und Musikverleger), inventor of a procedure to deduct without difficulty 40 good copies of a manuscript ; 'Don Morte' 1926 Berlin initiated a lifelong collaboration as composer and accompanist for dancer Harald Kreutzberg (Czechoslovakia, Liberec/Reichenberg 11.dec.1902-25.apr.1968 Switzerland, Muri) with whom he worked and lived together for most of his life

Title Parts

Dance in the moon. Theremin and piano. 1933
Lydia Kavina, Joshua Pierce. Mode 76

[] Don Morte. Ballet. 1925. Berlin 1926
libretto Max Terpis after Edgar Allan Poe
dancer Harald Kreutzberg
[] Tanz des hofnarren
[] Narrentanz. Solo dance. Hannover 1927
? from Don Morte
dancer Harald Kreutzberg

[] Vier Tanze (Quatre danses) (Four dances). Piano. 1928
[] Die rache des verhohnten liebhabers. Lustpieloper in zwei akten. Comic opera. 1928
libretto frei nach einer geschichte des Kardinals Bandello

[] Robes, Pierre and Co. Pantomime. Hannover 1928
dancers Yvonne Georgi (1903-1975) and Harald Kreutzberg

[] Der engel der jungste gericht. Solo dance. Hannover 1928
dancer Harald Kreutzberg

[] Engel der verkundigung. Solo dance. Hannover 1928
dancer Harald Kreutzberg

[] Bauerlicher tanz. Pair dance. USA 1928
dancers Ruth Page (1898-1991) and Harald Kreutzberg

[] Walzer. Solo dance. Hannover 1929
dancer Yvonne Georgi

[] Der ewiger kreis. Ballet. 1936
[] Weibermuhle (Molino delle donne). Ballet. Darmstadt 1936
choreography Alice Zickler

[] Ahasvera. Opera
[] Moira. Ballet
[] Karusselfahrt. Ballet
[] Himmel und erde. Ballet
[] Schwingender tempel. Ballet
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