- Marie Noëlle Masson
(b Cuëron, Feb 28, 1948). French composer. She studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Olivier Messiaen, Betsy Jolas and André Boucourechliev, then with the Groupe de Recherches Musicales. She received the Edgard Varèse scholarship (USA) and became Morton Feldman’s assistant at SUNY, Buffalo; she has also served as composer-in-residence at the MacDowell Colony (USA) and at the Villa Medici, Rome. She was awarded the Koussevitzky Prize for ...