Fonds 11 - Archives Collection 11 : Udo Kasemets

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CA OTUFM 11

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Archives Collection 11 : Udo Kasemets

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  • 1919-2014 (Creation)

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26 boxes : 5 m.

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(1919-2014)

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Udo Kasemets, composer, pianist and writer, was born in Tallinn, Estonia, 16 Nov. 1919, and emigrated to Canada in 1951, becoming a leader in the experimental avant-garde in music in Toronto.

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Udo Kasemets 1980, 1996

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Sketches, drafts, and texts, for most of his works to 1995; programs and press notices; correspondence with American avant-garde musicians of the 1960s.

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