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A French composer and musicologist born December 21, 1947 in Brives.
After studying architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, computer music at Vincennes University with Patrick Greussay and collective musical practice with Giuseppe Englert, Marc Battier obtained a degree in computing, a master’s degree in music and a doctorate in the philosophy and æsthetics of forms.
A French composer, pianist, journalist and music critic born May 17, 1943 in Warsaw.
A pianist by training, Joanna Bruzdowicz studied composition with Kazimierz Sikorski at the Higher Music School in Warsaw, then in Paris, notably with Nadia Boulanger and Olivier Messiaen. She completed her itinerary at the GRM and the Sorbonne, where she presented a doctorate in mathematics and logic in contemporary music.
A British composer born October 29, 1950.
James Dillon studied art and design in Glasgow in addition to linguistics, acoustics and mathematics in London. A player of the bagpipes, the Indian zither and the piano, he is a member of traditional Scottish bagpipes ensembles as well as of rock groups. An autodidact in composition, he studied the rhythms of Indian music with the sitar player Punita Gupta in the UK (1972) and took part in the summer classes in Darmstadt (1982) as well as Ircam’s summer courses (1984-1985).
A French composer born March 17, 1944 in Paris.
A pianist and oboist, Isabelle Fraisse studied music theory and composition with Michel Philippot. She approached composition through the analysis of all kinds of works, both classical and contemporary, with individual and solitary work, considering the works as her veritable masters. She also took part in the summer schools of Darmstadt and the Centre Acanthes, following the seminars led by Luciano Berio and Franco Donatoni.
A French and Chilean composer born October 30, 1964 in Santiago (Chile).
Nurtured with Chilean folk music, Marco-Antonio Pérez-Ramirez studied the classical guitar with Alberto Ponce and composition with Sergio Ortega while following higher studies in mathematics in France. A laureate of the Khachaturian and Boucourechliev foundations as well as of Unesco, he also followed the composition and computer music course of Ircam (1996-1997).
A French composer born August 12, 1955 in Pau.
A cellist trained at the Conservatory of Saint Étienne, Agnès Poisson explored composition at the Théâtre de Recherche in Marseilles and the Compagnie de Théâtre Expérimental in Provence. She studied in the class of Guy Maneveau at the University of Pau and worked with the Groupe Musical Universitaire de Pau (GMU Pau), for the performance and diffusion of the new electroacoustic music.
A French composer born January 19, 1946 in Paris.
Claire Schapira studied the piano, notably with Marguerite Long, before obtaining a diploma for virtuosity in the harpsichord class of Huguette Dreyfus as well as a diploma in electro-acoustics in that of Jean-Étienne Marie at the Schola Cantorum (1971). In residence at the Villa Medici (1976-1978), she subsequently studied at Ircam.
Schapira is both a self-taught composer and a professional harpsichord player, though this latter career was cut short by an accident.
A multi-facetted artiste, Claire Schapira is a painter, sculptor, multidisciplinary writer and author. She puts her creativity at the service of art in all its forms of expression.
A French composer born March 24, 1955 in Algiers.
An Italian composer born April 8, 1976 in Alatri (Italy).
Luca Antignani studied the piano, composition, conducting and electronic music. A pupil of Alessandro Solbiati and Azio Corgi, he obtained a diploma in composition from the Scuola Civica in Milan and from the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. He then took advanced classes in Paris in computer music at Ircam (2001-2002).
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.
JOHNSON Tom (1939)
JOLAS Betsy (1926)
JOLIVET André (1905-1974)
JOLY Suzanne (1914-2012)
JOULE Alain (1950)
JUBARD Philippe (1957)
JUSTEL Elsa (1944)
KAGEL Mauricio (1931-2008)
KAHN Frédéric (1966)
KAN-NO Shigeru (1959)
KANACH Sharon (1957)
KANEKO Hitomi (1965)
KANG Sukhi (1934)
KARLSSON Erik Mikael (1967)
KARSKY Michel (1936)
KASPAR Olivier (1962)
KASPAROV Andrey (1956)
KASSAP Sylvain (1956)
KATZER Georg (1935)
KAUFMANN Dieter (1941)
KAUFMANN Serge (1930)
KEANE David (1943)
KEAY Nigel (1955)
KELEMEN Milko (1924-2018)
KELLER Patrick (1955)
KERGOMARD Henri (1961)
KESSLER Thomas (1937)
KESTELLIKIAN Cyril (1972)