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Martenot, Maurice (1898 - 1980), musician, inventor

Hubert S. Howe Jr

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Paris, 14 Oct 1898; d Clichy, nr Paris, 8 Oct 1980). French musician and inventor. He is best known for his electronic musical instrument, the Ondes martenot, which he first demonstrated on 20 April 1928 at the Paris Opéra. He was also a conductor and professor at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris, and director of the Ecole d'Art Martenot at Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris. He wrote

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