According to the Internet source given below, Helmut Bechtel is a German composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany.
He studied jurisprudence, musicology and ethnology in Cologne and attended the master-classes for flute , recorder and viola. He also studied composition with Profesoor Jürg Baur
in Dusseldorf.Helmut Bechtel performs in concerts of chamber music and as a soloist with orchestra, mainly as recorder player, but also as violist. His compositions include: several solo works for flute, recorder, piano, and viola; duos, trios for string and wind instruments; quartets and quintets for various string and wind ensembles; works
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