Peter Kater
Peter Kater

Peter Kater

About Peter Kater

Prolific pianist/composer Peter Kater is known for his television, film, and theater scores, as well as his own light jazz and instrumental new age music. He became widely established in the 1980s and '90s, recording numerous albums for the Colorado-based Silver Wave label, several of which were acclaimed collaborations with Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai. He later created his own label and studio, Earth Sea, and found success with Grammy-nominated albums like Red Moon (2003), Faces of the Sun (2007), and In a Dream (2009). During this period, Kater also composed film scores, including 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006). His output remained steady over the next decade with additional Grammy nominations for albums like the Tina Guo collaboration Inner Passion (2016), eventually winning back-to-back Grammys for 2017's Dancing on Water and 2019's Wings.

  • HOMETOWN
    Munich, Germany
  • BORN
    May 28, 1958

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