RIP: Pierre Henry, musique concrète pioneer

RIP: Pierre Henry, musique concrète pioneer

“There are particular sounds that interest me because they have been cut in certain fashion, because they have a certain roughness, because perhaps there are these stories that have not been entirely excised.”
– Pierre Henry

From The New York Times:

Pierre Henry, a composer whose experiments with electronically manipulated sound helped create the style known as musique concrète and anticipated the innovations of techno, died on Thursday in Paris. He was 89.

His death was announced on social media by Le Groupe de Recherches Musicales, an organization devoted to musique concrète. […]

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