AKA Edgard Victor Achille Charles Varèse
Birthplace: Paris, France
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Poème électronique
Military service: French Army
Groundbreaking electronic musician.
Raised in France and Italy, emigrated to America in 1915.
Studied under Claude Debussy and Ferruccio Busoni. Early influence of Frank Zappa, who corresponded with Varèse when he was 15.
Father: Henri Varèse
Wife: Suzanne Bing (m. 5-Nov-1907, div. 1913, one daughter)
Daughter: Claude (b. 1910)
Wife: Louise Norton (m. 1918, until his death)
Naturalized US Citizen 1926
Risk Factors: Depression
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