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Composers » L » alcides lanza (Rosario, Argentina, 1929)

  • Residence: Montréal, QC, Canada

Canadian-Argentinian composer, conductor and pianist alcides lanza (Rosario, Argentina, 1929) moved to New York in 1965, having received a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship and lived there from 1965 until 1971 where he worked at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center. In 1971 he was appointed professor of composition at the Faculty of Music, McGill University in Montréal. Since 1974 he has been the director of the Electronic Music Studio at McGill. In 2002 he was named EMS Director Emeritus. lanza continues to have a very active international career as a pianist and conductor specializing in avant-garde repertoire. In 2003 the Canada Council for the Arts designated alcides lanza as the recipient of the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments as a composer. In 2007 the Concejo Deliberante [City Council] of Rosario, Argentina, designated alcides lanza as Artista Distinguido, honouring him with a diploma and a medal.

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