Leo Brouwer

(b. 1939)

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(b Havana, 1939).

Cuban composer and guitarist. Taught harmony, counterpoint, and comp., Nat. Cons., Havana, 1961–7. Dir., experimental dept. of Cuban film industry since 1969. Comps. influenced by Xenakis, Nono, and Henze. His Sonograma I was first mus. by Cuban to use indeterminacy. Has written over 40 film scores, works for solo guitar, 3 guitar conc. (1972–86), and elec. comp. Homenaje a Lenin.

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