Weitere Namen
Wilhelm Rabenbauer (Geburtsname)
Cast, Director, Screenplay, Music, Producer, Unit production manager
Viechtafell (Prackenbach) Mitterfels

Biography

Wilhelm Rabenauer was born July 3, 1940 in Viechtafall in the Bavarian Forest. At Straubing"s Musisches Gymnasium he met Kurt Raab. After finishing high school, he studied musicology and theatre studies at Munich"s University. As a graduate from Zinner-Schauspielstudio, Raben became a cast member of Berlin"s Schaubühne at Hallesches Ufer in 1965. After that, he performed at Schauspielhaus Wuppertal.

In 1966, Raben co-founded Action-Theater in Munich that became "antiteater" in 1968. He worked as a writer, actor, composer, and director, and wrote the stage music for Rainer Werner Fassbinder"s productions, but also for productions by Peymann, Minks, Gruber, Zadek, Schroeter.

Besides his theatre work, he created radio plays and further distinguished himself as the score composer of Fassbinder"s films. Raben also contributed music scores to several other film and TV productions.

In 1980, Raben won the German film award with a Filmband in Gold for his musical scores for the films "Die Reinheit des Herzens" ("Purity of Heart") and "Die Ortliebschen Frauen" ("The Ortlieb Women"). In 1981, Raben who besides sound track records also published records with chansons directed his first film for the movie screen "Heute spielen wir den Boss" but first and foremost remained a sought-after composer for film and TV productions.

On January 21, 2007, Peer Raben died in a hospital in Mitterfels, Lower Bavaria.

 

Filmography

2005
  • Music
2001-2003
  • Music
1991/1992
  • Music
1990-1992
  • Music
1990/1991
  • Music (other)
1989/1990
  • Music
1987/1988
  • Music
1985/1986
  • Music
1983/1984
  • Music
1983
  • Music
1982/1983
  • Music
1982/1983
  • Music
1983
  • Music
1982/1983
  • Music
1981
  • Music
1980/1981
  • Cast
  • Music
  • Music (other)
1980/1981
  • Music
1980
  • Music
1979/1980
  • Music
1980
  • Music
1979/1980
  • Music
1978/1979
  • Music
1977/1978
  • Music
1977
  • Music
1977/1978
  • Music
1977
  • Music
1976/1977
  • Music
1975/1976
  • Music
1975/1976
  • Music
1974/1975
  • Music
1972
  • Director
  • Screenplay
  • Music
1970/1971
  • Music
  • Line producer
1970/1971
  • Music
  • Line producer
1970/1971
  • Music
1970/1971
  • Music
  • Line producer
1970/1971
  • Participation
1970
  • Cast
  • Music
  • Line producer
1970/1971
  • Music
  • Line producer
1970
  • Cast
  • Music
1970
  • Music
1969
  • Music
  • Music performer
  • Line producer
1969
  • Cast
  • Music
  • Unit production manager
1969
  • Cast
  • Music
  • Line producer
1969/1970
  • Music
  • Line producer
1969
  • Cast
1969
  • Line producer