Artist Profile

Iannis Xenakis Profiled

Source: Greek Reporter.

Iannis Xenakis has an enduring legacy as one of the foremost composers of avant-garde music in the twentieth century. He came to music composition through many diverse passions and integrated them all throughout his work. At once an engineer, architect, and mathematician, Xenakis had the multifaceted genius that Greek culture is so well known for. He also lived through some of the most trying times in Greek history.