Karsten Riedel, born 1970 in Wattenscheid, has been an independent musician, composer and producer since 1989. He was and is on tour with numerous bands at home and abroad, among others with his former band Alpha Boy School. He also composed the music for radio play productions of the WDR and for various cinema films. Since 2001 he has been working more and more as a composer and stage musician at the theatre, first at the Schauspielhaus Bochum under Matthias Hartmann (including 1979, Hauptmann von Köpenick and Iwanow), later also at the Thalia Theater Hamburg, Schauspiel Essen, Schauspielhaus Zürich, Deutsches Theater Berlin and Vienna Burgtheater. 

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