Andriessen, Louis

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Andriessen, Louis (b Utrecht, 1939). Dutch composer, son of Hendrik Andriessen. Comps. incl. th. and film scores and reflect influences of Cage, Stockhausen, and Stravinsky. Has made special critical study of Stravinsky. Comps. incl. mus., th. pieces Matthew Passion (1976), Orpheus (1977), and George Sand (1980); opera Rosa (1994); much orch. mus., choral works, chamber mus., and works involving amp. and elec.