Francis DHOMONT (France)Composer

    French and Canadian composer, was born in Paris, 1926. Convinced of the originality of acousmatic art, his production is, since 1960, exclusively made of tape works. Doc Honoris causa at University of Montreal where he was teaching Electroacoustic Composition from 1980 to 1996. 1997, a guest of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Berlin. Grand Prix GigaHetz 2013, Qwartz Music Awards 2012. Prix “Ars electronica 1992”, Prize of the SACEM (France) 2007. “Magisterium” Bourges 1988. The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec has awarded him a prestigious carreer grant. Many works selected for the “World Music Days”, and ICMC. He is a Founding Member (1986) and Honorary Member (1989) of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC). President of the collective « Les Acousmonautes » in Marseille (France) and “Ehrenpatron” (honour patron) of the organization Klang Projekte Weimar (Germany). He is now living in Avignon, France, focuses on composition and theory.