Boudewijn Buckinx

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Boudewijn Buckinx (born 28 March 1945, in Lommel) is a Belgian composer and writer on music.


Buckinx attended the Antwerp Conservatory, and from 1964 studied composition and serial music with Lucien Goethals in Ghent, where he also studied electronic music at the IPEM. [1] In 1968 he attended Stockhausen’s composition studio in Darmstadt and participated in the composition of Stockhausen’s Musik für ein Haus , contributing a quintet for flute, oboe, bass clarinet, bassoon, and cello titled Atoom. [2] [3] However, his principal influences are Mauricio Kagel and John Cage. He also studied musicology at the Catholic University of Leuven, graduating in 1972 with a dissertation on Cage's Variations. [1]


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  1. 1 2 Visscher 2001.
  2. Ritzel (1970), pp. 13, 60–61.
  3. Iddon 2004, p. 89.

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