Pierre Boulez (born 26 March 1925) is a French composer of contemporary classical music, a conductor, and a pianist.
Boulez was born March 26, 1925 in Montbrison, Loire, France. As a child he began piano lessons and demonstrated aptitude in both music and mathematics. He pursued the latter at Lyon before pursuing music at the Paris Conservatoire under Olivier Messiaen and the wife of ... more »
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''Revolutions are celebrated when they are no longer dangerous.''Pierre Boulez (b. 1925), French composer, conductor. Guardian (London, Jan. 13, 1989). On the bicentenary celebrations of the French Revolution.