Edgard Varèse Dec. 1883 - Nov. 1965

- Born in Paris and then moved to NYC, where we spent the majority of his career.

- During the early 1900's, Varèse was writing music, but unfortunately all but one piece was destroyed in a fire.

- Interested in Italian Futurism, "the art of noise." He was fascinated with organized sound.

- First great American work is Amériques. It was written as a celebration of his new life in America

- Varèse's work, Déserts, was the first stereo broadcast to ever occur in France. This was in 1954.

- Much of his work's were recognized in the 1960's. They were being performed and recorded by many institutions.

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