Ιάννης Ξενάκης

Gérard Grisey Gianni Meccia Helmut Lachenmann I Nuovi Angeli Il Giardino Dei Semplici Mauricio Kagel

Greek (May 29, 1922 - February 4, 2001) composer of Greek parentage and Romanian birth. In 1932 his family returned to Greece, and he was educated on Spetsai and at the Athens Polytechnic, where he studied engineering. In 1947 he arrived in Paris, where he became a member of Le Corbusier’s architectural team, producing his first musical work, Metastasis, only in 1954, based on the design for the surfaces of the Philips pavilion to be built for the Brussels Exposition of 1958. Read more on Last.fm