Dominik Steiger; Ad Hoc Musi 1980-84Tochnit Aleph
TA 116 LP
Long Playing Record
"Dominik Steiger, born in Vienna 1940. Universty drop out. Joins the french foreign legion 1959 but was dismissed a year later for psychiatric reasons. 1961 first poems and beginning of a bohemian life. 1961-64 vagabondage through europe and asia. Published several books of poetry and prose since 1961. First drawings published 1972 by Günther Brus in his periodical 'Schastrommel'. Exhibitions of graphic works since 1975 in galleries throughout Europe. Ad hoc musician. First LP of songs 'Wiener Lieder und Gemischte Waisen' published 1979 in Dieter Roth's Verlag. He cooperated repeatedly with more or less renowned artists in concerts graphic team works, literary events etc. In 2004 he received the honorary literature prize of the Republic of Austria and in 2008 the fine arts prize of the City of Vienna. This LP is a collection of songs recorded 1980-84. Outsider art home-recordings using voice, acoustic guitar, accordion and bontempi organ. Edition of 400 copies, first 30 copies signed and numbered with original drawing by Dominik Steiger."