Karlheinz Stockhausen

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Born August 22, 1928(1928-08-22)
Mödrath (today part of Kerpen), Weimar Republic (now Germany)
Died December 5, 2007(2007-12-05) (aged 79)
Kürten-Kettenberg, Germany
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Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928–2007) was a German composer, widely acknowledged as one of the most important composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.


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  • editor, with Herbert Eimert, Die Reihe, 8 issues, Vienna: Universal Edition, 1955-1962. Music journal. Issues: "Elektronische Musik", 1955; "Anton Webern", 1955; "Musikalisches Handwerk", 1957; "Junge Komponisten", 1958; "Berichte—Analyse", 1957; "Sprache und Musik", 1958; "Form—Raum", 1960; "Rückblicke", 1962. [1] (German)
    • Die Reihe: A Periodical Devoted to Developments in Contemporary Music, 8 issues, Bryn Mawr, PA: Theodore Presser, with London: Universal Edition, 1957-1968. Issues: "Electronic Music", 1957; "Anton Webern", 1958; "Musical Craftsmanship", 1959; "Young Composers", 1960; "Reports—Analyses", 1961; "Speech and Music", 1964; "Form—Space", 1964; "Retrospective", 1968. (English)

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