Nicolas Collins

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Birthday
26, 1954
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
New York

About

Known for his numerous electronic music compositions and works of performance art, Collins performed at hundreds of concert halls and museums in the United States, Japan, and Europe. In addition, he headed both the Studio for Electro Instrumental Music and The Impossible Music Group.

Before Fame

After earning bachelor's and master's degrees from Wesleyan University, he studied abroad on a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.

Trivia

He edited the Leonardo Music Journal and taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He published his first book, Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking, in 2006.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York City.

Associated With

He and French composer Jean Jarre both became famous for their work in the electronic music genre.