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ID: 500033004
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500033004

 

Record Type: Person
Davies, Hugh (English composer and sound artist, 1943-2005)

Note: Musician, instrument inventor, performer, and writer on music. He was Karlheinz Stockhausen's personal assistant between 1964-1966, and authored the 'International Electronic Music Catalog' in 1968. Since the late 1960s he constructed instruments, sound sculptures, installations, and musical toys, and participated in many improvised music groups. He acted as Director of the Electronic Music Studio, Goldsmiths College, London University 1968-1986; and Researcher in Sonic Art, Centre for Electronic Arts, Middlesex University 1999-2005.
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Names:
Davies, Hugh (preferred,V,index,LCO)
Hugh Davies (V,display)
Davies, Hugh Seymour (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
musician
music theorist
musicologist
musical instrument maker
sculptor
composer (music)
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Exmouth (Devon, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assistant of ....  Stockhausen, Karlheinz  
......................  (German composer, 1928-2007) [500331607]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Davies, Hugh (I)

Biographies:
(English composer and sound artist, 1943-2005) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, 20th c.) ..... [BHA]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(British artist, 1943-2005) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Davies, Hugh ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no 91014410; accessed 20 September 2005
Davies, Hugh Seymour ........ [VP]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 20 September 2005
Hugh Davies ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Davies, Placement: Department of Health, Studio International (1976)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no91014410
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no91014410
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no 91014410; accessed 20 September 2005
....................  New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2001) 7:61
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
.......... New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2001) 7:61
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