Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Rare Autograph of Olivier Messiaen on Display

View a rare autograph of Olivier Messiaen featured in this centennial year of his birth. Messiaen, an organist, composer, and professor at the Paris Conservatoire, taught Pierre Boulez, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Iannis Xenakis, and Tristan Murail among others. This manuscript was purchased through a generous gift to the Conservatory Library.

The Conservatory Library's Special Collections are the focus of the year-long series of exhibits, Bibliorarities.