Erwin Roebroeks (b. 1969) works as a writer, researcher and curator specialised in music and opera. He studied business communication and comparative arts science. Roebroeks was a critic for the German music magazine Neue Zeitschrift für Musik and wrote programme notes and essays for institutions such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Bavarian State Opera. He created the programmes for various music festivals and was guest curator at La Biennale di Venezia. In 2021 he published I Compulse, on the obsessive compulsive disorder with which he suffered as a young adult and from which he was eventually cured.
Recent title – English material
Ik dwang: Genezen van een obsessief-compulsieve stoornis (I Compulse: Cured of OCD), 2021