Denis Dufour

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Birthday
9, 1953
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
France

About

Known best as a composer of contemporary art music, Dufour wrote such acclaimed electroacoustic pieces as "In Paradisum," "Je Voulais Parler des Oiseaux," and "The Blob." He pioneered a pre-recorded, speaker-based genre of concert music known as "Acousmatic music."

Before Fame

After training at the Paris Conservatoire, he began a music teaching career at the Paris Boulogne-Billancourt.

Trivia

He created an annual French electronic music event known as the Futura Festival.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Lyons, France.

Associated With

He and Jean Jarre are both well-known French composers of electronic music.