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A French composer born March 3, 1964 in Saint-Yrieix-La-Perche.
Jean-Marc Chouvel studied at Caen Conservatory, discovered contemporary music while listening to Pierre Boulez’ lectures at the Collège de France and completed his apprenticeship with Francisco Guerrero. He presented a doctoral thesis on the theory of form and its implications for contemporary music creation.He is also a computer and electronics engineer, the holder of a CAPES in physics and a DEA in the Sciences of matter and radiation (nuclear physics option). Passionately fond of art, he also obtained an aggregation in the visual arts.
A French composer born November 15, 1974 in Paris.
A pianist by training, Caroline Marçot studied notably counterpoint, analysis and harmony at the Paris Conservatory, in the classes of Alain Louvier and Edith Lejet. She completed her cursus with a musicology degree from the Sorbonne.
Having a passion for the voice, she is a member of the Maîtrise de Radio France, the Jeune Chœur de Paris and the Cris de Paris. She founded the vocal trio Viva Lux before joining the ensemble Mora Vocis.
A French composer born August 4, 1966 in Dijon.
A violinist, Frédéric Kahn studied at the Dijon Conservatory and the University of Bourgogne. He studied composition at the Lyons Regional Conservatory with Denis Dufour then at the higher Lyons Conservatory with Gilbert Amy. He completed his training with masterclasses at Royaumont, the Centre Acanthes and the computer music course at Ircam.
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.
A French composer born March 10, 1963 in Vichy.
A guitarist and composer, Bruno Letort published, in the early 1980s, a series of albums on the fringes of jazz and rock while collaborating with very many musicians from the jazz and improvised music scenes. He created his own label, Cube Music, then founded the label Signature for Radio France. A producer for France Musique, he created Tapage nocturne, a broadcast devoted to inventive forms of music.
A French composer born June 8, 1954 in Lyon.
A musicologist by training, Bernard Fort was the co-founder in 1976 of the GMVL (Groupe de Musiques Vivantes de Lyon), a studio of acousmatic music. Laureate of Bourges Prizes in 1981 (Le Tombeau de William Byrd) and in 1993 (12 Haïku and L’impatience des limites), of the Villa Medici Fuori-i-muri Prize in 1996 as well as of the Chasseurs de Sons Prize of France Culture in 1994, 1995 and 1997, he composes mainly acousmatic music.
Pierre Alain JAFFRENNOU
Composer, set designer and film and musical show director, born in 1939 in Besançon.
With a diploma in the sciences (maths, terrestrial physics, etc.), Pierre-Alain Jaffrennou studied at the Conservatoire de Besançon, as well as th Paris Conservatory in the electro-acoustic class of Pierre Schaeffer.
A French composer and conductor born January 20, 1935 in Strasbourg, who died October 22, 2017 in Barr.
Jean-Jacques Werner studied the harp, the horn, conducting and composition at the Strasburg Conservatory and the Schola Cantorum in Paris with Pierre Wismer, Daniel Lesur and Léon Barzin. From 1960 he led a career as conductor, notably at the Radio, and accorded great importance to the programming of works by contemporary composers. Appointed director of Fresnes Conservatory in 1968, he subsequently taught conducting at the Rheims Conservatory and was guest teacher at the Paris Conservatory.
Georg Friedrich HAAS
An Austrian composer born August 16, 1953 in Graz (Austria).
A pianist by training, Georg Friedrich Haas studied composition at the Musikhochschule in Graz then at that in Vienna, with respectively Gösta Neuwirth and Friedrich Cerha. He completed his training with a summer course at Darmstadt as well as a composition and computer music course at Ircam.
A French composer born March 12, 1938 in Neuchâtel (Switzerland).
Born into a highly musical family, Tona Scherchen, known as Ti-tigre, started her musical apprenticeship at a very early age. She pursued it for ten years in China, at the Peking and Shanghai conservatories, before becoming a pupil of Hans Werner Henze in Salzburg, of Olivier Messiaen in Paris and of György Ligeti in Vienna. Gaining, notably, a First Prize from the Paris Conservatory (1964) as well as a First Prize in the Composition Competition of the Gaudeamus Foundation (1967), she brings together the European avant-garde idioms of the 1960s and 1970s in a personal language.
LEGRANDGERARD Philippe (1957)
LEGUAY Jean-Pierre (1939)
LEJET Édith (1941)
LEJEUNE-BONNIER Eliane (1921-2015)
LEJEUNE Jacques (1940)
LEMAITRE Dominique (1953)
LENFANT Patrick (1945)
LENNERS Claude (1956)
LENOT Jacques (1945)
LEROUX Philippe (1959)
LESAGE Jean (1958)
LESSER David (1966)
LETORT Bruno (1963)
LEVACK DREVER John (1973)
LEVAILLANT Denis (1952)
LEVEL Pierre-Yves (1937)
LEVINAS Michaël (1949)
LEVINE Josh (1959)
LEVY Alexandre (1971)
LEVY Fabien (1968)
LEWENSOHN Gideon (1954)
LIAO Lin-Ni (1977)
LIBEROVICI Andrea (1962)
LIERDEMAN Philippe (1965)
LIGETI György (1923-2006)
LIGUORO Pascal (1963)
LINDBERG Magnus (1958)
LOEVENDIE Theo (1930)