SAD NEWS | Electronic Music Pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey Has Died

French-born composer and pioneer of electronic pop music Jean-Jacques Perrey has died - aged 87

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French-born composer and pioneer of electronic pop music Jean-Jacques Perrey has died in Lausanne, Switzerland from lung cancer – aged 87.

He will be remembered as one of the first artists in Europe to work with electronic instruments – instrumental in popularising the Moog synthesiser.

Mr Perrey co-wrote, with partner Gershon Kingsley, “Baroque Hoedown” – known to millions of visitors worldwide as the music from the ‘Main Street Electrical Parade’ at Disney theme parks.


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