Peter Thomas is a German composer/arranger. He was born in Breslau on 1 December 1925, and his active career spanned more than 50 years between 1955 and 2006.
He is known for his TV and film soundtracks. The restored Brandenburg Gate in Berlin was re-opened in 2002 with a live version of the main theme of the "Raumpatrouille"-soundtrack.
In his directorial debut, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, actor George Clooney used three tracks of Peter Thomas' music originally composed for Edgar Wallace movies of the 1960s.
For some of his exceptional scores Thomas used a self-developed musical instrument called "ThoWiephon", today being exhibited in the "Deutsche Museum" in Munich, standing near the famous Theremin, also being used in many movies.