Werner Bochmann

"Die kleine Stadt will schlafen gehen", "Heimat, deine Sterne", "Mit Musik geht alles besser" or "Der Theodor im Fußballtor" – these are some well-known oldies written by Werner Bochmann (1990-1993), who was born in Meerane. He composed the music to over 120 German and international motion pictures, including " Quax - der Bruchpilot" or "Die Feuerzangenbowle" and worked with actors such as Heinz Rühmann, Cary Grant, Gert Fröbe and Theo Lingen. The town of Meerane obtained the famous composer’s estate in 2007. In the new cultural department store “Kultur-Kaufhaus“ on the market square an elaborate exhibition was created which opened as a permanent exhibition in 2009.