Otto Lechner

Otto Lechner (born February 25, 1964) is an Austrian accordionist.

Otto Lechner in a concert with the Bethlehem All Stars, Innsbruck 2008

Lechner taught himself to play the accordion starting at age four. He has been blind since age 15.[1] Lechner is currently a member of the group Accordion Tribe and musical director of two ensembles in Vienna, Otto's Jazz Ensemble and Das Erste Wiener Strenge Kammerorchester.[2] He lives in Vienna with his partner and collaborator, Anne Bennent.


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