Pierre Henry

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Henry in January 2008

Pierre Henry (9 December 1927 – 5 July 2017) was a French composer. He was considered a pioneer of the musique concrète genre of electronic music. He was born in Paris. Among Henry's works is the 1967 ballet Messe pour le temps présent. In 1970 Henry collaborated with British rock band Spooky Tooth on the album Ceremony.

Henry died at a hospital in Paris on 5 July 2017 at the age of 89.[1]

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