Albert Mayr

Italian composer, musicologist and teacher Albert Mayr was born in Bolzano on 1 August 1943. He studied composition in Bolzano, Florence and Darmstadt.

His career in experimental, electronic, mixed media and other forms of contemporary music included a period in Canada, working at McGill University's music faculty and collaborating on R Murray Schafer's World Soundscape Project. For much of his life, Mayr was based in Florence. He was a member of the Florentine group which also included Sylvano Bussotti and Daniele Lombardi.

Albert Mayr died on 28 January 2024, aged eighty.


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