Frankfurter Musikpreis

The Frankfurter Musikpreis has been awarded since 1982 by the joint foundation of the Musikmesse Frankfurt and the National Association of German Musical Instruments Manufacturers.[1] The aim of this international music award is to highlight "personalities from the world of music for special achievements in the fields of interpretation, composition, musicology, teaching and services to music making" (according to its self description).[2] The award is presented annually and alternately to personalities from the world of music in the fields of popular music and classical music. It is endowed with 15,000 euros. The awards ceremony takes place on the eve of the Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound [de] in Frankfurt am Main.



  1. ^ "Frankfurter Musikpreis zur internationalen Musikmesse Frankfurt". Online-Ausgabe des Handbuchs der Kulturpreise (in German). 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Frankfurt Music Prize". (in German). Messe Frankfurt. 2018. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Frankfurter Musikpreis 2017 geht an David Garrett". neue musikzeitung (Press release) (in German). Regensburg. dpa. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  4. ^ Medwedeff, Frank (21 March 2018). "Bundesjazzorchester bekommt Frankfurter Musikpreis". Musikwoche. Munich. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Französisches Streichquartett erhält Frankfurter Musikpreis". neue musikzeitung. Regensburg. dpa. 26 March 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.

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