Born 5.6.1954 in Vienna. University of Music in Vienna, M.A. of arts in Composing (F.Neumann, F.Cerha), Orchestra-Conducting (O.Suitner), and Musical Pedagogics. 1979 – 1981 appointed teacher at the University of Music in Vienna. Since 1981 freelance composer. 1983 co-initiator of the Viennese Summer Seminars for modern music. Since 2000 lecturer for Music Theory and Composition at Prayner-Conservatory, Vienna. Since 2006 lecturer at Intercultural Seminar Microtones, students from Albania, Argentina, Austria, China, Columbia, Germany, Japan, Korea, Kroatia, Serbia, Spain Thailand e.g.
Ulf-Diether Soyka composed concertos for piano, violin and orchestra, masses, operas ballett and chamber music