Kaunas, Kauno Apskritis, Lithuania (1931 – present)
Vytautas Barkauskas (b. 1931) is a Lithuanian composer and is a Professor of Composition of the Lithuanian Academy of Music, where he has taught since 1961.
Barkauskas has degrees in mathematics (1953) and music composition (1959) from the University of Vilnius. He was one of the most active avant-garde composers in Lithuania in the 1960s, influenced by Krzysztof Penderecki, Witold Lutoslawski and György Ligeti.
However he has now moved towards more intuitively arranged sounds, striving to create naturally beautiful music… read more
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