- Paul Griffiths
- and Roman Brotbeck
(b Geneva, Nov 10, 1942). Swiss composer and conductor. He studied at the Geneva Conservatoire and attended the 1964 Darmstadt summer courses. In 1965 he was a member of Boulez's class at the Basle Musikakademie; he then became Boulez's assistant until 1971. His earliest published compositions show the influence of his mentor in their harmonic conception, their use of open forms and their concern with comprehensive serial order. He was also influenced by his ...