"Alfred 23 Harth is a German musician, composer, and multimedia artist. Born in 1949 in Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, Harth was artistically initiated by visiting a dada exhibition in 1958 in Frankfurt. In the 70's he formed the group E.M.T. with artist and pianist Nicole Van den Plas and Sven-Ake Johansson. In 1976 he joined the loft jazz scene in New York and recorded the first LP of the Duo Goebbels/Harth including works from Hanns Eisler and later Johann Sebastian Bach. In 1982 he co-founded Cassiber with Heiner Goebbels, Christopher Anders and Chris Cutler, and initiated Duck and Cover. In 1988 he founded the post modern group Vladimir Estragon comprising Einstuerzende Neubauten drummer FM Einheit. In 1990 he exhibited William Burrough's Paintings on Paper in Frankfurt/Main and had a retrospective of his own visual arts called 2324 FU at the Dominikanerkloster, Frankfurt. In 1994 Harth was a member in the artist group Delicatesy Avantgarde. In 2000 he formed Trio Viriditas in New York together with Wilber Morris and Kevin Norton. In 2001-02 he had a grant at Samzie Space in Seoul and created the Laubhuette Studio, Seoul. In 2003 he started composing a five item CD series "Mother-Of-Pearl" about Korea comprising a DVD T_error. Currently Harth lives and works mostly in Korea and Japan.