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A French composer, organist and improviser born April 18, 1930 in Angers, died January 26, 2019 in Paris.
An organist by training, Jean Guillou studied at the Paris Conservatory, where he was a pupil of Marcel Dupré, Maurice Duruflé and Olivier Messiaen. He went on to teach the organ and composition, organised master classes around the world, particularly on performance and improvisation at the organ, and was titular organist of the church of Saint-Eustache in Paris from 1963 to 2014.
A French composer, producer and stage director born May 27, 1940 in Andlau.
René Koering studied the piano and the oboe in Strasburg, before, on the advice of Pierre Boulez in 1960, going to Darmstadt to study with Bruno Maderna.
A French composer born July 14, 1947 in Orléans.
A French composer born May 20, 1939 in Lille.
Trained at Versailles Conservatory, Jean Schwarz played percussion with various professional jazz groups before joining the GRM (Groupe de Recherches Musicales) from 1969 to 1999. He was also a CNRS engineer in the department of ethnomusicology in the Musée de l’Homme from 1965 to 1999, and teacher at the Gennevilliers Conservatory (1979-1997), where he set up the electroacoustic class. He founded and also directed Celia Records, a publishing company for producing his own music.
A Chinese composer born August 18, 1957 in Changsha (China).
Initiated into traditional Chinese stringed instruments, Tan Dun plays the viol and writes arrangements for Peking Opera. He studied at Peking Conservatory then in the USA, at Columbia University, where he discovered the minimalist and post-minimalist composers.
A French composer born June 6, 1959 in Toulon.
Laurent Martin had found an interest in jazz before he turned to composition. He then studied at the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatory and then at the Paris Conservatory, notably with Alain Bancquart, Gérard Grisey and Betsy Jolas. He then went on many artiste residencies, in particular at the Villa Medici (1992-1993), the Casa de Velázquez (1997-1998) and the Villa Kujoyama (2002). He was subsequently appointed director of the Saint-Cloud Conservatory.
A French composer and conductor born June 3, 1933 in Sainte-Savine.
A Belgian composer born November 23, 1953 in Liège (Belgium).
Bernard Foccroulle studied the organ at the Royal Liège Conservatory and took advanced classes notably with Xavier Darasse and Gustav Leonhardt. Passionately interested in both baroque and contemporary music, he notably recorded the organ works of Bach, Buxtehude and premiered the music of composers such as Philippe Boesmans, Brian Ferneyhough, Betsy Jolas, Xavier Darasse, Jonathan Harvey and Pascal Dusapin.
A French composer born December 18, 1948 in La Tour du Pin.
With a diploma in art history, sociology and education sciences at Lyons University, James Giroudon studied music with Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel at the Paris Conservatory. Committed to new technologies, he founded the Grame, a national centre for music creation, with Pierre-Alain Jaffrennou in Lyons in 1981 and was jointly in charge of its management and international development. It was with Jaffrennou that he also created, in 1992, the festival Musiques en Scènes, a multidisciplinary event and showcase for new tools for creation and computerised instrument making that has been biennial since 2002.
An Argentine composer born January 2, 1943 in Cordoba (Argentina).
LOMBARDI Luca (1945)
LOOTEN Christophe (1958)
LOPEZ Jorge E. (1955)
LOPEZ LOPEZ José Manuel (1956)
LOPEZ Octavio (1962)
LORIEUX Grégoire (1976)
LORRAIN Denis (1948)
LOUVIER Alain (1945)
LOVANO Maguy (1934)
LUC Francis (1948)
LUCA Giovan Battista (1957)
LUQUE Francisco (1954)
LUTOSLAWSKI Witold (1913-1994)
LUZURIAGA Diego (1955)
MA Shui-Long (1939)
MABRY Drake (1950)
MACE Pierre-Yves (1980)
MACHE François-Bernard (1935)
MACHOVER Tod (1953)
MACHUEL Thierry (1962)
MAESTRI Eric (1980)
MAGNIN Stéphane (1970)
MAIDA Clara (1963)
MAIGUASHCA Mesias (1938)
MALEC Ivo (1925-2019)
MALHERBE Claudy (1950)
MALMASSON Jean-Yves (1963)
MANAC'H Vincent (1973)