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Posts Tagged ‘Tristram Cary’

Died On This Date (April 24, 2008) Tristram Cary / Electronic Music Pioneer

Posted by themusicsover on April 24, 2010

Tristram Cary
May 14, 1925 – April 24, 2008

Tristram Cary was a British composer and pioneering electronic musician.  But his greatest contribution to popular music was probably the EMS VCS3 portable synthesizer which he co-designed.  The instrument became very popular with such English electronic and prog acts as Pink Floyd, Brian Eno and Roxy Music.   He also wrote music for British television show, Dr. Who, as well as some British films.

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Soundings : Electroacoustic Works 1955-1996 - Tristram Cary

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