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Pierre Boulez Dead - Famed French Composer Passes Away at 90

Pierre Boulez Dead - Famed French Composer Passes Away at 90

Pierre Boulez, famed French composer and conductor, has passed away at the age of 90, the New York Times reports.

The renowned musician died at his home in Baden-Baden, Germany on Tuesday (January 5).

“For all those who met him and were able to appreciate his creative energy, his artistic vigour… will remain alive and strong,” his family said in a statement.

Pierre led many orchestras around the world, and was the head of the Paris Philharmonic. When news of his death spread, his name began trending worldwide on Twitter with an outpouring of sadness.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this time.

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