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#66162 - 09 Dec 07 23:03 RIP Karlheinz Stockhausen
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Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Karlheinz Stockhausen, the avant-garde German composer who influenced pop musicians from the Beatles to Bjork, has died, the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper reported today.

Stockhausen, 79, died Dec. 5 at his home in Kuerten- Kettenberg, the newspaper reported, citing the Stockhausen Foundation.

One of the most influential composers of the 20th century, Stockhausen was best known for his groundbreaking work in electronic music, the Guardian said.

Paul McCartney of the Beatles was a Stockhausen fan, and the group honored the composer by using his image on the cover of its 1967 album, ``Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'' He also influenced Frank Zappa, Miles Davis and Brian Eno.

Stockhausen, who was born in the village of Modrath, near Cologne, in 1928, studied at the National Conservatory of Music and the University of Cologne. He composed 319 individual works during his life, according to his official Web site.

His breakthrough came in 1956, with the release of ``Gesang der Junglinge'' (Song of the Youths), which combined electronic sounds with the human voice, the Guardian said.

In 1960, he released ``Kontakte'' (Contacts), one of the first compositions to mix live instrumentation with pre-recorded material. He was married twice and had six children.
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#66166 - 09 Dec 07 23:13 Re: RIP Karlheinz Stockhausen [Re: Roy's Hair]
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Did you know that the brand of electrical accesory famous in the UK and Hong Kong - MK actually stands for Multy-Kontact
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I also made a vegetarian version,with tempe and tofu chunks for myself and others.Get over it.
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#66187 - 10 Dec 07 15:21 Re: RIP Karlheinz Stockhausen [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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Kontakte is a seminal work. (oo er missus!) Perhaps not to local tastes though.
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