Friday, December 07, 2007
Karlheinz Stockhausen, 1928-2007
One of the great visionaries of 20th-century music, the composer Karlheinz Stockhausen passed away on December 5th 2007 at the age of 79 and will be buried in the Waldfriedhof (forest cemetery) in Kürten, Germany.
News of his death was released by the clarinettist Suzanne Stephens and flautist Kathinka Pasveer, two "companions" who had been associated with him for than 30 years and performed many of his works.
May he rest in peace.
[announcement, via Guardian Unlimited]