Tuesday, February 2

Else Marie Pade

Wikipedia - "Else Marie Pade (2 December 1924 – 18 January 2016) was a Danish composer. Pade was born in Aarhus, and was educated as a pianist at the Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatorium (Royal Danish Academy of Music) in Copenhagen. She studied composition first with Vagn Holmboe, and later with Jan Maegaard, from whom she learned twelve-tone technique. In 1954, she became the first Danish composer of electronic and concrete music (Bruland 2001). She worked with Pierre Schaeffer and Karlheinz Stockhausen, as well as Pierre Boulez. Pade was active in the resistance during the Second World War, and was interned at the Frøslev prison camp from 1944 till the end of the war. ..."
Else Marie Pade, Denmark's "Grandmother of Electronic Music," Is Dead at 91 (Video)
Listen: Else Marie Pade & Jacob Kirkegaard (Video)
YouTube: fordømmelse (1962), Etude I (1962), Illustrationer: Himmelrummet, Illustrationer: Kong Vinter, Danish Queen of Electro Music RIP