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Born in 1948, Canadian and French citizen.
He has studied at the Music Faculties of the universities of
Montreal and McGill (Canada), and holds a Doctoral Degree from
the University of Paris I Sorbonne (France), in Music and
Aesthetics of Musical Arts, directed by composer Iannis
Xenakis. From 1973 to 1979, he has studied and worked in
Europe, at Utrecht, Paris and Marseille. Assistant-Professor
at the University of Montreal from 1980 to 1982, he has taught
computer music and composition. He left this appointment to
join the Pedagogy/Production Department of IRCAM, Paris, where he has worked as
Teaching Assistant. From 1988 to 2008, he has been Professor
of Electroacoustics and Computer Music, SONVS, Composition
Department, at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de
Musique et Danse of Lyon (France). During these years,
he has also continued collaborating with IRCAM on various
grounds (Musical Assistant, Technical Advisor, Research
Associate). From 2008 to 2015 he has been Professor für Musikinformatik
at the Hochschule
für Musik (University of Music) of Karlsruhe (Baden-Württemberg,
His compositions, for solo instruments, ensembles and
orchestras, as well as tape or mixed, have been performed in
America and Europe since 1970.
Programming in LISP (Common LISP)
em@il = "Denis Lorrain"
<email@example.com> = dlo at denislorrain.org
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