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Edgard Varèse
(1883 - 1965)

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1883 Born in Paris, France, 22 December
1903 Studies with d'Indy at the Schola Cantorum
1905 Studies with Widor at the Paris Conservatoire
1913 Returns to Paris
1915 Emigrates to New York
1921 He and Carlos Salzedo found the International Composers' Guild
1928 Leaves for five-year stay in Paris
1933 Writes to the Guggenheim Foundation and Bell Laboratories in an attempt to receive a grant to develop an electronic music studio, his proposal is rejected
1955 His Déserts is the first piece of music transmitted in stereo on French radio
1962 Elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Royal Swedish Academy, and receives the Brandeis University Creative Arts Award
1963 Receives the first Koussevitsky International Recording Award
1965 Died 6 November
~1907 Moved to Berlin, where he met Richard Strauss and Busoni.
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