1911 - 1979
The filmcomposer Heinz Sandauer finished an education at the academy for music and performing arts in Vienna. At the beginning of his career he worked as an arrenger for well-known composers like Robert Stolz, Emmerich Kalman and Franz Léhar aktiv.
Afterwards he recorded first disks with his own orchestra.
Heinz Sandauer entered the film business in 1936 and he wrote his first film composition for "Ernte" (36). In the next years followed the productions "Der Mann, von dem man spricht" (37), "Die verschwundene Frau" (37) and "Anton, der Letzte" (39).
During World War II came only two more movies into being for which he wrote the music - "Zwei glückliche Menschen" (43) and "Reisebekanntschaft" (43).
He continued his film career in the 50s and in this decade he composed the music for the movies "Der Weibsteufel" (51), "Schäm' dich, Brigitte!" (52), "Familie Schimek" (57), "Die unentschuldigte Stunde" (57) and "Sebastian Kneipp" (58).
Beside his film compositon Heinz Sandauer also wrote a ballet music and several concerts.
He also became popular for his work for the radio where he was a conductor of a radio orchestra.
Outside of the music he was engaged in astrology and he even published a book to this topic.
Other movies from Heinz Sandauer:
Millionenerbschaft (37) Geld fällt vom Himmel (38) Liebe – streng verboten! (39) Wenn eine Wienerin Walzer tanzt (51) Der eingebildete Kranke (52) Die Todesarena (53) Wie schön, dass es dich gibt (57) Mit Rosen fängt die Liebe an (57)