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Xenakis, Iannis (also Yannis Xenakis)

Born: 1922 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Composers

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1922- Born in Braila, Romania

-Began his career as an architect, collaborating with Le Corbusier.
-invented the idea of stochastic music.

1954- Typical orchestral pieces are Metastasis

1967- Polytope (music)

1975- For four orchestral groups placed in the audience; and noomena

1962- He written many chamber works and a few taped works of electronically manipulated sounds, such as Bohor

-His music is humanistic in aim and seeks deep roots in the past.


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