A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Mario Davidovsky

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March 4, 1934: Mario Davidovsky is born in M├ędanos, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina son of Natalio Davidovsky and Perla Bulanska.
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May 19, 1965: Mario Davidovsky (31) receives a $2,500 grant from the National Institute of Arts and Letters in New York.
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January 24, 1967: New works are performed for the first time, at the University of Chicago to mark the school’s 75th anniversary: Music for the Magic Theatre for 15 instrumentalists by George Rochberg (48), Inflexions for 14 players by Mario Davidovsky (32), and Un voyage de Cythère for soprano and ten instruments by Easley Blackwood (33).
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August 19, 1970: Synchromisms no.6 for piano and electronic sound by Mario Davidovsky (36) is performed for the first time, at Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts. See 3 May 1971.
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May 3, 1971: Mario Davidovsky (37) wins the Pulitzer Prize for Music for Synchronisms no.6. See 19 August 1970.
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December 4, 1975: Synchronisms no.7 for orchestra and tape by Mario Davidovsky (40) is performed for the first time, in Avery Fisher Hall, New York, conducted by Pierre Boulez (50).