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Maryanne Amacher

Maryanne AmacherBorn: 25-Feb-1943
Birthplace: Kane, PA
Died: 22-Oct-2009
Location of death: Rhinebeck, NY
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sound Characters (Making the Third Ear)

Electroacoustic composer of sound installations, best known for her incorporation of otoacoustic emissions -- sounds that seem to be emanating from inside one's own head.

    University: BFA, University of Pennsylvania
    University: Acoustics & Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Scholar: Fellow, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT (1972-76)
    Scholar: Bunting Institute Fellow, Harvard University (1978-79)
    Scholar: Rosekrans Artist in Residence, Mills College (1993)

    Guggenheim Fellowship (1997-98)
    Stroke Oct-2009

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