#46661 Overall Influence

Iannis Xenakis

Greek-French composer, music theorist, architect, performance director and engineer

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Iannis Xenakis was a Greek-French composer, music theorist, architect, performance director and engineer. After 1947, he fled Greece, becoming a naturalized citizen of France. Xenakis pioneered the use of mathematical models in music such as applications of set theory, stochastic processes and game theory and was also an important influence on the development of electronic and computer music. He integrated music with architecture, designing music for pre-existing spaces, and designing spaces to be integrated with specific music compositions and performances.

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National Technical University of Athens

Greek university

Indiana University Bloomington

Public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.

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#7696 World Rank
Engineering