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A French composer born August 16, 1930 in Grasse.
Lucien Guérinel, an enthusiastic autodidact, studied the piano and trained with André Jouve and Louis Saguer. A multi-facetted creative artiste, he is also a poet and cultivates his work with a sensitivity and a curiosity for photography, the cinema, painting and poetry.
An American composer born August 22, 1934 in Salem (United States).
A violinist and percussionist by training, John Chowning obtained a Bachelor of Music at the University of Springfield. He completed his apprenticeship in composition and theory with Nadia Boulanger in Paris (1959-1962) and attended the concerts of the Domaine Musical, enjoying the contemporary repertory and electronic music in particular. Back in the USA he continued his studies at the University of Stanford and became a Doctor of Musical Arts (1966).
An American composer born October 24, 1929 in Charleston (United States).
George Crumb studied at the universities of Illinois and Michigan and at the Berkshire Music Center as well as in Berlin, notably with Boris Blacher. A laureate of many prizes, including the Pulitzer Prize for Echoes of Time and the River (1967), and Unesco’s International Composers’ Rostrum, hailed all over the world, his music is characterised by poetic sensitivity, evocative power and great concision.
Bernard De VIENNE
A French composer born July 2, 1957 in Tunis.
A flautist, Bernard de Vienne trained with Renaud François, Alain Marion, Maxence Larrieu and Jean-Pierre Rampal, and joined the ensemble Musique Vivante conducted by Diego Masson. In parallel he studied musicology at the University of Paris VIII, found an interest in ethnomusicology and gained a master’s degree under the direction of Daniel Charles and Francis Bayer. He completed his self-taught apprenticeship in composition with Carlos Roqué Alsina.
A French composer born March 28, 1949 in Limoges.
A flautist by training, Patrice Fouillaud studied at the Limoges Conservatory. He then began a career as an orchestral musician and music education teacher before following a composition course at the Accademia Chigiana in Sienna with Franco Donatoni (1979). He followed advanced classes at the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome (1980-1982), where he won a First Prize for composition.
A Polish composer born December 6, 1933 in Czernica, who died October 12, 2010 in Katowice (Poland).
A violinist by training, Henryk Gorecki studied composition at the Katowice Music Academy with Bolesław Szabelski, then in Paris, where he met Pierre Boulez, and in Germany with Karlheinz Stockhausen. Subsequently he never left Poland, impregnating his works with the culture and soul of his native land.
A French composer born December 8, 1930 in Château-Thierry.
Alain Weber studied at the Paris Conservatory, notably with René Challan (harmony), Noël Gallon (counterpoint and fugue), Tony Aubin (composition) and Olivier Messiaen (analysis and musical philosophy). In 1952 he won the Prix de Rome as well as the Prix Sogeda for his ballet Le petit jeu (1951).
A Belgian composer born February 23, 1960.
Claude Ledoux studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts and music at the Royal Liège Conservatory in Belgium. In 1980 came a decisive meeting with Tristan Murail. Claude Ledoux obtained a masters degree in music sciences at Liège University after following classes in musical analysis with Célestin Deliège and in composition with Frédéric Rzewski, Philippe Boesmans and Henri Pousseur.
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 Korean composer born July 14, 1961 in Seoul.
HOUDY Pierick (1929)
HUBER Klaus (1924-2017)
HUBER Nicolaus A. (1939)
HUMMEL Thomas (1962)
HUNG Chien-Hui (1965)
HUREL Philippe (1955)
HUSA Karel (1921-2016)
IANNOTTA Clara (1983)
IBARRONDO Félix (1943)
ICHIYANAGI Toshi (1933)
IGLESIA Gérard (1952)
IGLESIAS-ROSSI Alejandro (1960)
INGOLFSSON Atli (1962)
INGRAM James (1948)
IOACHIMESCU Calin (1949)
ISAKSSON Madeleine (1956)
ISHERWOOD Nicholas (1959)
ISHIDA Sanae (1979)
JAFFRENNOU Pierre Alain (1939)
JAKUBOWSKI Pascale (1960)
JAMMES Jean-Gabriel (1942)
JANNONE René-Michel (1927)
JARRELL Michael (1958)
JENTZSCH Wilfried (1941)
JISSE David (1946)
JOHNSON Tom (1939)