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Composer Max Richter was born in Germany in 1966 and grew up in the UK. He studied composition and piano at Edinburgh University, the Royal Academy of Music and in Florence with Luciano Berio.

Though he has a strong background in the canons of classical music, his influences were more modern composers and in particular, Iannis Xenakis whose musical compositions applied mathematical and physical laws and Philip Glass whose sound was a major influence on Richter. His influences also include… read more

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    Sleep is the first record i have listened to by Max, i fell in love at the first listen, i can't get enough of this beautiful music.
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    Sleep is something else. How can music be so soul stirring and yet, so mellow and relaxing at the same time?
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    Du bist wirklich großartig! [2]
  • Avatar for Empathy82
    Du bist wirklich großartig!
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    max richter is basically pop classical for hipsters who would otherwise never listen to any classical music [2] @KevinVillage You always have the most infuriating comments in every shoutbox you comment on. No wonder you've been banned. Just shut your pseudo-elitist ass up xoxo
  • Avatar for f_k_o_s
    His re-composition of The Four Seasons is superb.
  • Avatar for Chadion
    @LostScore & stupidfukk thank you! I'm loving "Iconography" from The Blue Notebooks already.
  • Avatar for 2487
    Re-watched WALTZ WITH BASHIR and holy shit.
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    te amo

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