Steffen Hartmann was born in 1976 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. He studied piano in Hamburg and participated as accompanist in master classes with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and has worked closely with the soprano Marret Winger. In 2007, with Matthias Bölts, he founded the MenschMusik Institute in Hamburg, a leading innovator in the field of contemporary music education. He has followed an inner meditative path based on Anthroposophy since 1997 and has been a teacher of meditation for several years. Hartmann writes essays on salient topics connected to anthroposophic Spiritual Science, meditation, and music. With Torben Maiwald, he founded the publishing house Edition Widar and is the author of several books in German. He has led the Rudolf Steiner Haus Hamburg branch of the Anthroposophical Society since 2012, in addition to lecturing internationally and leading seminar and concert activities in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Finland, Greece, and Brazil.
Star Wisdom, vol. 5: With Monthly Ephemerides and Commentary for 2023
Series edited by Joel Matthew Park