Karl Safaric (born in Niklasdorf near Leoben/Styria) composes and arranges entertainment music for brass bands and big bands. His name is associated with skillful instrumentation and impressive marches in brass music. He acquired his skills with the military music of Carinthia, for which he often composed and arranged. In addition to traditional works, his repertoire also includes those that create a modern, hit-oriented sound with simple means. Besides his free compositions, he also wrote several commissioned works.