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Lukas Foss

Foss, Lukas (Lukas Fuchs; 1922– ), German-born U.S. composer who developed a method of simultaneous improvisation and experimented with electronic effects, the use of prerecorded tape, and avant-garde composition, as in Echoi (1961–63), Cello Concerto (1966), and Fanfare (1973). He conducted the Buffalo Philharmonic (1963–71) and was appointed music director of the Brooklyn Philharmonia in 1971.

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