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date: 17 August 2019

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  • Eric de Visscher


(b Charleroi, Jan 6, 1946). Belgian composer. After studying classical music at the conservatories of Mons and Brussels and with Absil, she encountered the acousmatic music developed by Pierre Schaeffer's Groupe de Recherches Musicales. Fascinated by the work of such composers as François Bayle and Pierre Henry, she attended the Paris Conservatoire to study with Schaeffer and Reibel. On returning to Belgium she founded the Musiques et Recherches association and the Métamorphoses d'Orphée studio, soon to be among the leading centres of musical teaching and creativity specializing in acousmatic and electro-acoustic music. Since 1986 she has taught in the main Belgian conservatories, at Liège, Brussels and finally at Mons, where she is building up a class in electro-acoustic composition. Her works are played at the leading festivals of electronic music. Faithful to her commitment to acousmatic art, she uses technological aids as a method of composition, the studio as her processing tool and the loudspeaker as a means of sound diffusion. She also collaborates with writers and poets, including Werner Lambersy, to attain a close fusion of text and sound....

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