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Wen-Tsien Hong Wen-Tsien Hong Website
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Hong Wen-Tsien studied piano and instrumental teaching at the Vienna Music University until 1997. In 2003 she finished her dissertation on the music of Friedrich Nietzsche and received a PhD degree in musicology (published as a book entitled "Friedrich Nietzsche und die Musik im Spiegel der Kompositions- und Geistesgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts", Peter Lang, Frankfurt et al. 2004). She has taught cultural history at the Tamkang University Taipei, piano at the Taiwan University of the Arts and music aesthetics at the Chiao-Tung University Hsinchu. Her essays on cultural and political topics have been published frequently by scholarly journals and newspapers in Taiwan.

Since 1993 Hong has given many concerts in Vienna and Graz as well as a concert series in Taiwan. In 1994 she received a prize at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, and in 1996 she participated in a Brahms cycle at the Vienna Konzerthaus. Her concerts have been broadcast by Austrian Radio, Deutschlandfunk (Cologne), and Deutschlandradio (Berlin).

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