Pierre Schaeffer

Pierre Henri Marie Schaeffer (born August 14, 1910, died August 19, 1995) was a French composer, noted as the inventor of musique concrete. He is generally acknowledged as being the first composer to make music using magnetic tape.Schaeffer was born in Nancy. His parents were both engineers, and at first it seemed that Pierre would also take this as a career. He studied at the Ecole Polytechnique ...more

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