MATRIXSYNTH: RIP Pierre Henry

Thursday, July 06, 2017

RIP Pierre Henry


Musique Concrete and clectonic music pioneer Pierre Henry has passed away at the age of 89. You can find a number of posts featuring his influence here on MATRIXSYNTH. Below is a tribute from Polynominaldotcom and The Art of Sounds documentary featuring Pierre Henry.

via @moogmusicinc

"The life in my sounds is an echo of the life within me."

Pictured: Pierre Henry in January 2008 (via wikipedia).



RIP Pierre Henry : tribute to electro pioneer musician (l'apocalypse de Jean) Published on Jul 6, 2017 Polynominaldotcom

"A modest tribute to a great musician, pioneer of the musique concrète genre. A true visionary man, 50 years ahead of its time.
Repose en paix."

The Art of Sounds (2007) - Pierre Henry

Published on Jan 18, 2013 mekonin

"Directors: Éric Darmon & Franck Mallet
Year: 2007
Time: 52 mins
Music: Pierre Henry

Veteran and co-inventor of Musique Concrète, Pierre Henry invites us for a short walk through his long career, his music, his concerts, his film-collaborations, and his home. An unique personality who fathered some of the most important developments in the music of the 20th century, remaining faithful to his vision and work till today."

1 comment:

  1. thank you so much for posting, especially the Art of Sounds doc. RIP Pierre Henry

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