Albert Mayr (born 1943 in Bolzano) is an Italian composer of experimental and contemporary music. He studied music and composition in three different cities: at Conservatories in both Bolzano and Firenze and at the "International Ferienkerse fur Neue Musik" in Darmstadt.
In 1965, Mayr graduated in Musica and Canto Corale at the Conservatory of Florence.
From 1963 to 1969, Mayr worked with Pietro Grossi at "Fonologia Musicale's study" in Florence and received commissions from Musicologycal Division of CNUCE/CNR. He received commissions from Sudtiroler Kunstlerbund, from "Brixner Iniziative Musik und Kirche" and from Sound Art at Mobius, Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.
From 1969 to 1970, Mayr earned a "Canada Council Fellowship" for electronic music.
From 1970 to 1973, Mayr was in Montréal at Faculty of Music at McGill University.
From 1973 to 1990, Mayr taught electronic and experimental music at Conservatory of Florence.
Between 1974 and 1975, Mayr organized musical sessions at a psychiatric hospital in Volterra (Tuscany).
In 1975, Mayr worked with the World Soundscape Project.
Since 1977, Mayr has been the editor of conferences and seminars at the Sounds/Ambient in Zona in (Florence) and at Centro International of Brera, Milan.
Since 1979, Mayr has been a member of "International Society for the Study of Time]" group. In 1980, he founded the "Musica Oggi]".
In 1984 and 1985 he released the documentary Von Zeiten una Leuten: am Biespiel Sarntal, a commission from RAI.
Since 1985, Mayr has been a member of "Association for Social Studies of Time". In 1986 has been editor of the session of "Vivere nel Tempo" meetings, organized by "Provincia di Firenze".
In 1990, Mayr was the coordinator of Laboratory of "Progettazione Temporale" by Filcams/CGIL in Florence. In 1994, he was coordinator of the "Il Castello Del Tempo" meetings, organized by "Provincia di Firenze" at Pratolino-Villa Demidoff's park.
Since 1995, he has been a member of Forum fur Klanglandschaft.
In 2004, Mayr released Proposte sonore, seven electronic compositions played in the 1970s and an instrumental track played in 1983.
In 2009, Mayr released Tape for Live Musicians by Miraloop, an independent Italian label. "Tape for Live Musicians" consists of three tracks. One of these was developed at musical research centre Tempo Reale, founded by Luciano Berio and directed by the colleague Francesco Giomi.