Composer Henri Dutilleux Wins $195,000 Siemens Prize

Classic Arts News   Composer Henri Dutilleux Wins $195,000 Siemens Prize
 
French composer Henri Dutilleux has won the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize, Agence-France Presse reports.

The prize, worth 150,000 euros ($195,000), is awarded annually by the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, and recognizes achievement in contemporary music. Previous winners include Oliver Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, Wolfgang Rihm, and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

Dutilleux will be honored at a ceremony on June 3 in Munich.

Born in 1916, Dutilleux studied at the Paris Conservatoire. His works include two symphonies, concertos for cello, and violin, chamber music, and ballet scores.


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