Klaus Hellwig first came to international attention after winning prizes at the "Marguérite Long - Jacques Thibaud" competition in Paris and the "Viotti" competition in Vercelli/Italy. He studied with Detlef Kraus, Pierre Sancan (Paris), Guido Agosti (Accademia Chigiana Siena) and Wilhelm Kempff.
As a pupil, Prof. Rolf Koenen, born in in Duisburg, had already had contact with Ewald Zimmermann, the first editor at the young publishing house. He studied the piano at the Folkwangschule in Essen with Detlef Kraus, with Ludwig Hoffmann in Munich and with Maria Tipo in Florence.
Luz’s chamber music partners in the past and at present include Stefan Askenase, Paul Badura-Skoda, Wilhelm Kempff, Ingrid Haebler, Jörg Demus, Detlef Kraus, Jeremy Menuhin, Igor Oistrach, Alberto Lysy, Mstislav Rostropovitsch, David Geringas, Heinrich Schiff, Elly Ameling, Karl Leister, Hermann Baumann, Michala Petri, the Bartók-Quartet ...
Jesaja und Vergil, in: N.W. Bolz/W. Hübener (Hgg.), Spiegel und Gleichnis, FS. J. Taubes Kunst, Literatur und Musik, Frankfurt a.M , – Alttestamentliche Aspekte zum Thema Frieden, in: Evangelische Mission. Jahrbuch mit Margot Käßmann und Detlef Kraus, in: K. von Bonin (Hg.), DEKT.
The following is a list of notable deaths in January January 2008. 1. Salvatore Detlef Kraus, 88, German pianist. (German) "Joseph Payne, 70; hailed as 'musical missionary' for work on harpsichord, organ". Retrieved
Detlef Kraus (30 November – 7 January 2008) was a German pianist. He was an internationally known interpreter of Johannes Brahms. Born in Hamburg, Kraus gave his first concert at the age of 16 with The Well-Tempered Clavier of Johann Sebastian Bach.
"Stars play music for Schloss Glücksburg". with Mirella Freni, Teresa Berganza, Rudolf Buchbinder, Detlef Kraus, Europhon EUR "Portrait of Prosper-Christian Otto" at , with Canadian Philharmonic Orchestra "Rotarians play music for Polio Plus", with Herrmann Prey, Justus Frantz, Wolfgang Sawallisch and others.