The influential composer, conductor and new-music advocate Pierre Boulez has died at the age of 90 at home in Baden-Baden, Germany. Below are articles and lists that celebrate Boulez's accomplishments and achievements in both conducting and composing. Learn about Boulez’s perpetual interest in transforming and expanding his previous works. And finally, listen to interviews with Boulez over the years from New York Public Radio's archives.

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Influential Composer-Conductor Pierre Boulez Has Died

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

The influential composer, conductor and new-music advocate Pierre Boulez died Tuesday at the age of 90.

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NY Phil Conductor, Composer Pierre Boulez Has Died at Age 90

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Composer and Conductor Pierre Boulez, who led the New York Philharmonic and the BBC Symphony Orchestra during the 1970s, has died at age 90.
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Pierre Boulez at 90: His Top Five Transformations

Thursday, March 26, 2015

As Pierre Boulez celebrates his 90th birthday, here are five examples of his perfectionism as a composer.
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Pierre Boulez at 90: Interviews from the NYPR Archives

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

For Pierre Boulez's 90th birthday, we spotlight his New York Public Radio appearances.
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Sensuality and Coldness in Debussy and Boulez

Monday, October 22, 2012

Like the back end of a cosmic echo, Pierre Boulez’s Rituel of 1975 makes use of gamelan methods, something first evoked in Claude Debussy’s Pagodes, written in 1903.


Top Five Pierre Boulez Works

Monday, November 29, 2010

Pierre Boulez will be the subject of an upcoming "Composer Portrait" concert at Miller Theater. Alex Lipowski of the New York-based Talea Ensemble discusses five works that manifest ...

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