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Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928–2007)

A musical pioneer, Karlheinz Stockhausen broke many barriers and taboos. He wrote more than 300 works in various genres from opera and orchestral pieces to electronic music and complex compositions where performers, producers, helicopters, recording equipment, and audiences all together become his instruments. He was born Karlheinz Stockhausen in ... See full bio »

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Modulations Composer
In Absentia
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The American Nightmare


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 2010 Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (Documentary short)
 2009 Michaels Reise um die Erde (TV Movie)
 2008 Eldorado (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Stockhausen/Preljocaj Dialogue (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Diário de Bordo (Video short)
 2004/III Solo (Short)
 2001 Jedyne Miejsce (Short)
 2000 In Absentia (Short)
 2000 The American Nightmare (Documentary)
 1998 Modulations (Documentary)
 1996 Helicopter String Quartet (Documentary)
 1984 Cosmoagonia (Documentary short)
 1965 El marciano (Short)
 1963 El parque de juegos (Short)
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Karl-Heinz Stockhausen

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Earned degrees in Musicology, Philosophy, and German literature at the University of Cologne. See more »


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