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    Tod Machover

    Muriel R. Cooper Professor of Music & Media, MIT Media Lab

    Tod Machover, called "America’s most wired composer" by "The Los Angeles Times", is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative and influential composers, and is also celebrated for inventing new technologies for music. Machover studied with Elliott Carter and Roger Sessions at The Juilliard School and was the first Director of Musical Research at Pierre Boulez's IRCAM in Paris. He is the Muriel R. Cooper Professor of Music and Media at the MIT Media Lab and director of its Opera of the Future Group. Machover is especially known for his visionary operas, including VALIS, Brain Opera and the "robotic" Death and the Powers.

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