|Intro||German politician and composer|
|Was||Musician Politician Composer Conductor Film score composer|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music Politics|
|Birth||23 August 1928, Chemnitz, Kreishauptmannschaft Chemnitz, Kingdom of Saxony, German Empire|
|Death||4 August 2015, Berlin, Germany (aged 87 years)|
Gerd Natschinski (23 August 1928 – 4 August 2015) was a German composer. He worked on the scores for more than forty film and television series during his career. He was employed the East German state-controlled studio DEFA.
Natschinski died on 4 August 2015 in a Berlin hospital.
- My Wife Makes Music (1958)
- Heißer Sommer (1968)
Selected operettas and musicals
- Messeschlager Gisela (1960, premiered at Metropol Theater Berlin)
- Servus Peter (1961)
- Mein Freund Bunbury (1964, premiered at Metropol Theater Berlin) based on The Importance of Being Earnest
- Casanova (1976, premiered at Metropol Theater Berlin)
- Caballero (1988)