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A French composer born April 23, 1900 in Bordeaux, died December 28, 1997.
Henri Barraud began his music studies with Fernand Vaubourgoin in Bordeaux. He continued with lessons in orchestration with Louis Aubert, at the Paris Conservatory, then in composition with Paul Dukas at the École Normale de Musique.
A French composer born January 1st, 1950 in Briançon.
A pianist by training, Nicolas Frize also studied singing and choral conducting. He was a pupil of Pierre Schaeffer in the electroacoustic composition class at the Paris Conservatory, and was then assistant to John Cage in New York, on the occasion of a ‘Villa Medici fuori i muri’ bursary. Since 1975 he he has directed the association Les Musiques de la boulangère with which, in the service of contemporary music, he works to devise, create, produce, promote and train.
A Spanish composer born September 21, 1954.
Adolfo Núñez studied composition and the guitar at the Royal Madrid Conservatory before completing his studies elsewhere in Europe, notably as a pupil of Francisco Guerrero, Carnelo Alonso Bernaola, Brian Ferneyhough and Luis de Pablo. He studied computer-assisted music with John Chowning and Leland Smith at the CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics) of Stanford in the USA, where he obtained a Master of Arts degree. He also obtained a diploma from the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales in Madrid.
A French composer born December 10, 1944 in Paris.
A Swiss composer, director and clarinetist born July 2, 1946 in Bern.
Jean-Luc Darbellay studied the clarinet at the Bern Conservatory, then conducting with Pierre Dervaux and Franco Ferrara. He followed the composition classes of Cristobal Halffter and Dimitri Terzakis, assisted Edison Denisov and took part in seminars organised by Pierre Boulez at the Collège de France and Ircam, as well as masterclasses with Heinz Holliger and Klaus Huber. In 1978 he founded and directed the Ludus Ensemble before creating the variable ensemble Orion (1997).
A Japanese composer born January 1st, 1955 in Hiroshima.
Toshio Hosokawa studied the piano, harmony and counterpoint in Japan before becoming a pupil of Isang Yun at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin (1976). He completed his training at the Hochschule für Musik in Fribourg in Brisgau (1983-1986) with Klaus Huber and Brian Ferneyhough. The founder, in 1989, of a contemporary music festival in Akiyoshidai (Japan), he was then appointed composer in residence with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and then director of the International Music Festival in Takefu and was invited to all the leading festivals of contemporary music in Europe.
Annette VANDE GORNE
A Belgian composer born January 6, 1946 in Charleroi (Belgium).
Annette Vande Gorne studied music at the Royal Conservatories of Mons and Brussels, as well as the teachings of the composer Jean Absil. She discovered acousmatic music at a course in France and immediately realised, through the works of François Bayle and Pierre Henry, the potential within this art. She completed her training in musicology at the University of Brussels and in electroacoustic composition at the Paris Conservatory with Guy Reibel and Pierre Schaeffer.
A French composer born December 10, 1962 near Lyon.
A cellist by training, Philippe Gouttenoire studied at the École Nationale de Musique in Villeurbanne with Antoine Duhamel, then at the Lyons Conservatory, notably with Raffi Ourgandjian, Gilbert Amy and Jean-Louis Florentz.
A French composer born January 25, 1961 in Lyons.
A pianist by training, Christophe Maudot studied at the Lyons Regional Conservatory and at the Paris Conservatory, notably with Pierre Schaefer, Guy Reibel, Laurent Cuniot, Yves Gérard, Betsy Jolas and Alain Bernaud.
A programme advisor for the Orchestre National de France for ten years, he worked at the same time in research and recording studios, interesting himself in the musical potential of new instruments together with the electroacoustic and digital transformation of sound.
A French composer born June 6, 1959 in Toulon.
Laurent Martin had found an interest in jazz before he turned to composition. He then studied at the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatory and then at the Paris Conservatory, notably with Alain Bancquart, Gérard Grisey and Betsy Jolas. He then went on many artiste residencies, in particular at the Villa Medici (1992-1993), the Casa de Velázquez (1997-1998) and the Villa Kujoyama (2002). He was subsequently appointed director of the Saint-Cloud Conservatory.
NARITA-YOSHIDA Kazuko (1957)
NEIDHOFER Christoph (1967)
NEUWIRTH Olga (1968)
NICOLAS François (1947)
NICULESCU Stefan (1927-2008)
NIGG Serge (1924-2008)
NILLNI Ricardo (1960)
NILOVIC Janko (1941)
NODA Ryo (1948)
NODAIRA Ichiro (1953)
NONO Luigi (1924-1990)
NORDIN Jesper (1971)
NUNES Emmanuel (1941-2012)
NUNEZ Adolfo (1954)
NYMAN Michaël (1944)
OBST Michael (1955)
ODIARD Patrick (1965)
OHANA Maurice (1913-1992)
ORTI Guillaume (1969)
ORTS Jose Antonio
OURGANDJIAN Raffi (1937)
OUZOUNOFF Alexandre (1955)
OUZOUNOFF Daniel (1929-2015)