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Richard Barrett

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Birthday: November 7, 1959

About Richard Barrett

Richard Barrett, born 1959 in Swansea, Wales. Studied genetics at University College London, then composition with Peter Wiegold. Visiting composer at the Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music (STEIM) in Amsterdam since 1994. Lecturer in electronic composition at the Institute for Sonology of the Royal Conservatoire in the Hague, 1996–2001. DAAD fellowship, Berlin, 2001–02; professor at Brunel University, London, 2006–09. Awards: Kranichsteiner Musikpreis (1986), Gaudeamus Prize (1989),British Composer Award for Chamber Music (2003). Extensively active as an improviser.