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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).
A French composer born March 21, 1953 in Annecy.
Philippe Moënne-Loccoz studied at the Geneva Conservatory in the electroacoustic composition class of Rainer Boesch. In parallel he followed classes with Philippe Albéra and made some crucial encounters, notably with Pierre Schaeffer, Pierre Henry, Tristan Murail and Alain Savouret.
A French composer born July 17, 1947 in La Bourboule.
A pianist and organist by training, François Nicolas, with a diploma from the École Polytechnique, chose the path of composition after meeting the American composer Robert Carl. Then an unregistered student at the Paris Conservatory, he notably followed the classes of Michel Philippot, and completed his piano studies with Carlos Roque Alsina. He attended the summer academies of Acanthes, Darmstadt and Ircam, where he met Mauricio Kagel, Luciano Berio and Brian Ferneyhough.
An Argentine composer born June 14, 1960 in Buenos Aires (Argentina).
A French composer born February 14, 1950 in L'Isle-Adam.
In parallel with studying architecture, Claudy Malherbe followed the classes of Gérard Geay (renaissance counterpoint), Alain Bernaud (harmony), Yvonne Desportes (fugue), Max Deutsch (composition), André Riotte (formalised analysis) and Iannis Xenakis (mathematical formalisation).
A researcher at Ircam, a member of the Atelier de Recherche Instrumentale, he led a project devoted to new instrumental techniques and the beginnings of computer-assisted composition. From all this work, he integrated into his musical syntax the acoustic properties of sound materials and made the computer a veritable tool for musical composition.
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 German composer and conductor born January 29, 1971.
After instrumental training (piano, violin, percussion), Matthias Pintscher studied conducting with Peter Eötvös as well as composition with Giselher Klebe in Detmold and Manfred Trojahn in Düsseldorf. He also met Hans Werner Henze during the summer classes at Montepulciano. With his first opera, Thomas Chatterton (1998) he achieved international recognition. He was invited all over the world and in 2008 Pierre Boulez conducted the premiere of his Osiris with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
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 July 3, 1978 in Nîmes.
After studying music and musicology at the Conservatory and the University of Montpellier, David Hudry obtained an aggregation in music before joining the composition and new technology classes at the Paris Conservatory. A pupil notably of Emmanuel Nunes, Stefano Gervasoni and Luis Naon, he completed his training with the composition and computer music course at Ircam.
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.
LACHERT Piotr (1938)
DE LAET Joris (1947)
LANCINO Thierry (1954)
LANDOWSKI Marcel (1915-1999)
LANDUZZI Cristina (1961)
LANZA Mauro (1975)
LAPRIDA Andrès (1959)
LARMOR Luc (1959)
LAUBA Christian (1952)
LAUBEUF Vincent (1974)
LAUBIER Serge De (1957)
LAURAS Marc (1956)
LAUREAU Jean-Marc (1946)
LAVAL Philippe (1961)
LAY Raoul (1964)
LAZARUS Pascale (1966)
LAZKANO Ramon (1968)
LEANDRE Joëlle (1951)
LECLERC Sophie (1964)
LECLERE Hugues (1968)
LEDOUX Claude (1960)
LEE Noël (1924-2013)
LEFEBVRE Claude (1931-2012)
LEFEBVRE Olivier (1956)
LEFRANCOIS Laurent (1974)
LEGRANDGERARD Philippe (1957)
LEGUAY Jean-Pierre (1939)
LEJET Édith (1941)