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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, improviser, performer-broadcaster and director born August 25, 1945 in Compiègne.
A violinist by training, Christian Clozier turned towards instrumental and electronic improvisation with the ensemble Opus N. In parallel he studied at the Schola Cantorum, the Paris Conservatory and then with Pierre Schaeffer at the GRM. The deviser and designer of instruments/systems, he developed studios for composition (Charybde, 1972) as well as two electro-acoustic instruments, one for child pedagogy and amateurs (Gmebogosse, 1972), the other for live performance-diffusion (Gmebaphone, 1973).
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.
A French composer and conductor born May 18, 1957 in Reims.
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 French composer born August 7, 1959.
Jean-Jacques DI TUCCI
A French composer born February 25, 1958 in Montpellier.
After studying music at the Montpellier Conservatory, Jean-Jacques Di Tucci became a piano teacher and a pianist, notably with the ensemble Diagonales. Later (1992-1995) he completed his training at the Lyons Conservatory in the composition classes of Gilbert Amy and those of musical analysis with Robert Pascal.
A French composer born June 12, 1955 in Plessis-Robinson.
Patrick Roudier studied composition and music research first with Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel at the Paris Conservatory (1979-1982), then with Mauricio Kagel at the Centre Acanthes (1981), Thomas Kessler at the Basel Music Academy (1983) and Pierre Henry, whose music assistant he was at the studio Son-D (1984-1985).
Roudier has composed acousmatic works as well as works for soloists and electronics. He has also written for the stage, collaborating with choreographers such as Joëlle Bouvier, Régis Obadia, Françoise and Dominique Dupuy (B.A.CH./Gmbh, 2001, commissioned by the French State).
A French composer born September 17, 1954 in Orléans.
Joël-François Durand studied musicology at the University of Paris VIII and piano at the École Normale de Musique in Paris. He studied composition with Brian Ferneyhough at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, as well as with György Ligeti and Luciano Berio at the Centre Acanthes. He continued his studies in the USA at the University of New York Stony Brook, where he was the pupil of Bülent Arel (composition) and Daria Semegen (electronic music), and he obtained a doctorate in composition in 1988.
A Canadian composer of Spanish origin born August 5, 1943 in Valencia (Spain).
A pianist by training, José Evangelista studied composition with Vicente Asencio at the Valencia Conservatory in Spain and thereafter with André Prévost at Montreal University and with Bruce Mather at McGill University (Canada).
LACHENMANN Helmut (1935)
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)