ⓘ Renate Zimmermann is a German organist. Nee Marx, Zimmermann studied organ in Heidelberg and Cologne. She received her first job as a lecturer for musical impro ..

                                     

ⓘ Renate Zimmermann

Renate Zimmermann is a German organist.

Nee Marx, Zimmermann studied organ in Heidelberg and Cologne. She received her first job as a lecturer for musical improvisation at the Spandauer Kirchenmusikschule.

In 1977 she took over a professorship for organ playing at the Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main. In addition, she continued to teach in Berlin-Spandau and Heidelberg and, since 1985, as a guest lecturer at the Detmold Academy of Music.

In 1988 she was awarded the first full-time professorship for organ improvisation in Germany at the Hochschule fur Musik Detmold.

Since her retirement, Zimmermann has given numerous courses in Germany, England, America, Korea and China.

Zimmermann is married to the composer Heinz Werner Zimmermann.