Pierre Henry

(b. 1927)

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(b Paris, 1927).

Fr. composer. Dir., Groupe de Recherches de Musique Concrète, Fr. Radio, 1950–8, working with Pierre Schaeffer. Founded first private EMS in Fr. at Apsome, 1958. Works incl. Le Voile d'Orphée (1953), La Reine verte (1963), Messe de Liverpool (1967), Gymkhana (1970), Dieu (1976), Paradis perdu (1982), Une maison de sons (1989), Schubertnotizen I–II (1994), Les Sept Péchés capitaux (1998), all with elecs.

Subjects: Music.

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