Friday, 22 April 2011

R.I.P. Max Mathews

Synthopia reports that computer music resarcher Max Mathews (1926-2011) died yesterday, April 21. Mathews was the originator of MUSIC I-V, the predecessors of the Csound/Cmix/Cmusic family. The first computer synthesised music was generated by Mathews in 1957, using MUSIC I on an IBM 704 mainframe.

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