Ich bin ein Theatermensch
Udo Zimmermann – Memoirs and Documents edited by Matthias Herrmann and Saskia Zimmermann
- a retrospective of Udo Zimmermann's life and work
- selected memories of contemporary witnesses, letters, music sketches and photographs
- with a foreword by Saskia Zimmermann
To be published late March 2024
Udo Zimmermann (1943–2021) was a multifaceted artistic personality. As a composer and conductor, dramaturg and artistic director, he was active in many other functions within the musical-creative spectrum. Music served him as a medium of self-discovery and communication.
Throughout his life, Udo Zimmermann has influenced many people with his music and artistic work, opening up new paths and addressing topics. Together with Matthias Herrmann, his wife Saskia Zimmermann has collected memories from contemporaries and companions of Zimmermann. The result is a retrospective of the life and work of the Dresden musician, supplemented and enriched by numerous documents such as letters, musical sketches and photographs.