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Pierre Boulez

Composer, Conductor (26-Mar-1925 — 5-Jan-2016)


Georgina Born. Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde. University of California Press. 1995. 392pp.

Mary Breatnach. Boulez and Mallarmé: A Study in Poetic Influence. Ashgate Publishing. 1996. 160pp.

Célestin Deliège. Pierre Boulez: Conversations with Célestin Deliège. Eulenburg Books. 1976. 123pp.

William Glock (editor). Pierre Boulez: A Symposium. Eulenburg Books. 1986. 254pp.

Lev Koblyakov. Pierre Boulez: A World of Harmony. Routledge. 1993. 232pp.

Jean-Jacques Nattiez (editor). Translated by Robert Samuels. The Boulez-Cage Correspondence. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 188pp.

Joan Peyser. Boulez: Composer, Conductor, Enigma. Schirmer Books. 1976. 303pp.

Jean Vermeil. Conversations with Boulez: Thoughts on Conducting. Hal Leonard Corporation. 1996. 255pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  7. New York Times Obituary [link]

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.90)

  9. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.84)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.88)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.187)

  12. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.313)

  13. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.52-54)

  14. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.57)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.55)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.127)

  17. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.110-11)

  18. International Who's Who 1960 (p.107)

  19. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.193)

  20. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.44-46)

  21. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.119)

  22. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.66)

  23. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.57)

  24. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.37)

  25. Legends in Their Own Time (p.30)

  26. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.77)

  27. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.84)

  28. Musicians Since 1900 (pp.94-98)

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