Francis Dhomont

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  • ISEA1995

    Francis Dhomont is composer emeritus at the Centre de Musique Canadienne (Canadian Music Center), and founding member of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC). In 1989, he has been dividing his time since 1978 between France and Quebec where he teaches electroacoustic composition at the Universite de Montreal. A strong advocate of the originality of acoustic art for more than thirty years, he has written morphological works that reveal the ambiguity of senses and sounds.


    Francis Dhomont has worked in electroacoustics from the very beginnings of this art. Five-time winner at the Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition (France) – where he was also awarded the “Magisterium prize” in 1988 – he has received the “Prix Ars Electronica 92” and numerous international distinctions and awards. Since 1978, he has divided his time between France and Québec, Canada, where he teaches electro-acoustic  composition at the Université de Montréal.

Last Known Location:

  • Montreal, CA

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