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Juan Allende-Blin

Country of origin: Chile
Birthday: February 24, 1928

About Juan Allende-Blin

Juan Allende-Blin (b. Santiago de Chile, 1928) has lived in Germany since 1951 and in Essen since 1971. His compositions encompass all musical genres from chamber music and stage works to “radiophonic sound collages”. In close collaboration with Gerd Zacher, he wrote numerous composition for the organ. Allende-Blin’s journalistic work focuses mostly on research on music in exile groups. His most recent publication is "Immer auch ein politischer Impuls: Juan Allende-Blin im Gespräch mit Christian Esch und Frank Schneider" (Altenburg 2017).