Friday, December 7, 2007

Karlheinz Stockhausen R.I.P.

It was announced today that Karlheinz Stockhausen died on December 5th at the age of 79. Between 1950 and 2007 he composed over 100 smaller works and several large-scale works, including the longest opera cycle on record. He continued to compose, give concerts, release records and teach composition courses until the very end. He was the epitome of a lifer. His influence was not limited to 20th century classical, but spread through pop and jazz.
Pitchfork posted a more informative article:
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