An Italian composer, performer, painter, writer, stage director born October 1, 1931 in Florence (Italy) who died September 19, 2021 in Milan (Italy).
Sylvano Bussotti began his apprenticeship of the violin at the age of five before entering the piano class of Luigi Dallapiccola at the Florence Conservatory where he also studied harmony and counterpoint. War, however, interrupted his studies though he subsequently studied composition as an autodidact. In 1956 he became a pupil of Max Deutsch in Paris and met Pierre Boulez, who introduced him to Darmstadt where became acquainted with John Cage.See complete biography
Luis De PABLO
A Spanish composer born January 28, 1930 in Bilbao (Spain) who died October 10, 2021 in Madrid (Spain).See complete biography
A French composer born June 13, 1951 in Humbercamps.
Christian Dachez studied notably at the conservatories of Lille, Boulogne and Versailles. He studied the trombone with Raymond Katarzinsky, conducting with Jean-Claude Hartmann, analysis with Philippe Dulat and theory with Yvonne Desportes.
Christian Dachez at first composed music for advertising, the cinema, television and the chanson. Charmed by the music of Ligeti, he found in this composer his spiritual master and definitively directed himself towards a contemporary language.See complete biography
A French composer born April 12, 1946 in Pessac, who died July 18, 2020.
After studying singing and the classical guitar David Jisse began a career as an author-composer-performer, creating, with Dominique Marge, the duet ‘David and Dominique’. In 1973 he met Luc Ferrari, discovered electroacoustic music composition and trained in studio work, in experimental music and in radiophonic art.See complete biography
A French composer, pianist, journalist and music critic born May 17, 1943 in Warsaw who died November 3, 2021 in Taillet.
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.See complete biography
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.See complete biography
Ivane Béatrice BELLOCQ
A French composer born July 29, 1958 in Saint-Nazaire.
Ivane Bellocq studied the flute with Roger Bourdin, analysis with Max Deutsch and composition with Olivier Greif.
An international performer, she plays and records many works of both the past and the present, notably Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy, Olivier Greif, Sofia Goubaidoulina, Suzanne Giraud, Patrice Sciortino and Sophie Lacaze.
As a composer she has been invited to numerous residences in the Île de France, in Mayenne and with festivals or ensembles (the chamber choir Les Temperamens Variations, Rencontres Musicales de Haute-Provence, des Hautes-Vosges…).See complete biography
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.See complete biography
An American composer born October 24, 1929 in Charleston (United States) who died February 06, 2022 in Media, Pennyslvania (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.See complete biography
An Italian composer born April 9, 1948 in Venice.
Claudio Ambrosini studied music history and early instruments at Venice University and trained in electronic music at the Venice Conservatory. Also in possession of a master’s degree in literature and foreign languages, he is passionately interested in the Venetian dialect, and for Venetian culture as a whole.See complete biography