Boudewijn Buckinx  (1945-)
Last updated: 05.11.19
According to the Internet source given below, Boudewijn Buckinx was born in Lommel (Belgium) and was dedicated to music from an early age. Since 1963, he introduced a lot of new music to Flanders with his group WHAM, including music by Christian Wolff, Cornelius Cardew and John Cage was also the subject of his licentiate's thesis.
As a composer, he is a typical exponent of Postmodernism. His works include, "The series of 1001 Sonatas", 4 operas ("Karoena" - in Russian, "Socrates", "Le Valchirie", "Van Alle Tijden"), "La Sonate de Vinteuil" for mezzo soprano, piano and violin, "Erwachen der Liebe" for soprano, violin solo and chamber orchestra, "Zen Requiem" for tenor, baritone, male chorus and chamber orchestra, "Nietzsche Talk Show" for tenor and band., etc.

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