Jorge Antunes (1 Albums, 1 Tracks)
Jorge Antunes was born in 1942, in Rio de Janeiro, where he studied violin, composition and conducting. He also majored in physics at the National Faculty of Philosophy. In 1961, after constructing by himself several generators, filters, modulators and other electronic equipment, Antunes founded the Chromo-Music Research Studio, and has since been recognized as the originator of electronic music in Brazil. In 1965 he began to research the correspondences between sound and color, and wrote works that he called Cromoplastofonias, for orchestras, magnetic tapes, and lights, also using the senses of smell, taste and touch. Between 1969 and 1973 he won scholarships to study in Buenos Aires, Utrecht and Paris under Alberto Ginastera, Gerardo Gandini, Francisco Kroepfl, Umberto Eco, Luis De Pablo, Gottfried Michael Koenig, Pierre Schaeffer and François Bayle. Antunes is professor of composition at the University of Brasilia and is president of the Brazilian Society for Electroacoustic Music.