Dennis Ried was born 1989 in Mannheim. From 2010 to 2017 he studied Studied German Language and Literature Studies (B.A. 2014) at Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, as well as Musicology (B.A. 2015, M.A. 2017) at University of Music Karlsruhe. Since Fall 2017 he is a doctoral student. Next to his studies Dennis Ried sings in multiple choirs (Domchor Speyer, Hochschulchor der HfM Karlsruhe) and is active in several other choir projects. Since April 2016 he is a research assistant at Reger-Werkausgabe (RWA).