Born in Hamburg.
Lives in Berlin.
Studied at the Hochschule für Musik Hamburg and the Film & Television Academy HFF „Konrad Wolf“ in Potsdam-Babelsberg.
Degree as sound engineer for audio-visual media.
Max Knoth works as a composer, arranger, orchestrator and sound designer. He composes for movies, concerts, theatre and recording sessions. Max Knoth worked together with Ryuichi Sakamoto, Lou Reed, Danny Elfman, Rachel Portman, Alan Silvestri, David Newman, Tom Tykwer, Christoph Schlingensief, Irmin Schmidt (CAN) and Henning Lohner (Ring 2 / Tagesschau).
He has been an associate lecturer at Media Academy Darmstadt for many years.