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Iannis Xenakis (1922–2001)

Iannis Xenakis was born on May 29, 1922 in Braila, Romania. He was a composer, known for Witchboard (1986), For the Whales (1989) and Um Filme Sem História (2002). He was married to Françoise Xenakis. He died on February 4, 2001 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 78) in Paris, France

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Witchboard Soundtrack
For the Whales
For the Whales Composer
Um Filme Sem História
Orient-Occident Composer


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 2015 The Great Triumphs (Short) (original music composed by)
 2010 Numb Time (Documentary short)
 2002 Um Filme Sem História (Short)
 1989 For the Whales (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 Polytopo Mykinon 1978 (Documentary)
 1976 Nights (Short)
 1976 Radiotileskopio - spoudi (Short)
 1970 L'illusion comique (TV Movie)
 1970 Centro de calculo electronico (Documentary short)
 1960 Orient-Occident (Short)
 1957 Fer chaud (Short)
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Awarded the Polar Music Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Award, in 1999.

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