Heribert Metzger, O.Univ.Prof. Dr.
University Professor in Organ
- Mirabellplatz 1
- 5020 Salzburg
Heribert Metzger was born in
He has won prizes at international competitions; his greatest success was to take first prize at the 1972 Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in
J. S. Bach`s works for the organ form the focal point of his musical interest; under the supervision of Walter Gerstenberg, Heribert Metzger wrote his doctoral thesis on J. S. Bach, receiving a Dr.phil. from the
Early music and the organ works of the romantic period, above all by Max Reger, also play a central role in his artistic and scholarly activities.
As a member of the Archdiocese of Salzburg Organ Commission, Heribert Metzger is continually confronted with questions regarding the restoration of historically important organs and the planning of new ones.
He has taught at the