Australian composer Eric Gross' philosophy involves writing music that will firstly convince its performers before it can convince its audience.
Eric Gross was born in Vienna, settling in Sydney in 1958. From the age of 14 he played piano in clubs and bars to support himself. His compositional philosophy involves writing music that will firstly convince its performers before it can convince its audience.
Compositions by Eric Gross appear on
Beautiful lullabies and cradle songs by Australian composers from 1890-1999. Featuring soprano Linda Thompson (Australian Opera and VSO Young Artist) and pianist Deviani Segal, this delightful collection features world premiere recordings of Australian lullabies and cradle songs.
Eric Gross also appears on
Alan Light was a foundation baritone of the Australian Opera in 1956, and was one of the country's best-known singers through the sixties and seventies.