Born in Vienna, she grew up in
Israel, France and Austria with an Israeli mother from Yemen and an Austrian father, the
painter ARIK BRAUER.
Education: Conservatory of
Vienna (piano and singing) / Sorbonne-Paris, graduated with a masters degree in musicology, vocals in
jazz / Summer Academy Salzburg, Elisabeth Grümmer / master courses in Indian
singing, München, Prof. Javheri / CIM-Paris (jazz-singing and composition) /masterclass
Simon Baddi-Vienna (opera).
In 1985 she and her husband, the pianist
Elias Meiri, established an ensemble, with which they have been touring all over the world
and recording CDs, with the emphasis being on jazz, ethno and chansons.
In 1986, she represented Austria at the
Eurovision Song Contest.
Since 1993 the Ensemble has also performed
various concerts for children.
In 1995 Timna Brauer taught master
classes for jazz improvisation at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.
From 1998 - 2000 she has performed
with the Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt, the Threepennyopera, directed by H. K.
Gruber (recordings for BMG, concerts: Musiktriennale Köln, Schleswig-Holstein Festival in
2001 she played the role of EVITA at the
musical summerstage of Klagenfurt, Austria.
2002-2004 Big Tour through Europe with
Voices for Peace (Palestinian and Israeli).
2004 World premiere of
Percussion on behalf of the Wiener-Musikverein, production of the
musical fairy tale The enthusiastic drums for the
Kinderklangwolke in Linz (Austria) on behalf of the Brucknerhaus.
From 2005 intensive work with the edition
Ueberreuter: Children Songs from Europe, Little Mozart.