Walter Carlos
Date of Birth
Nov 13, 1939

Biography

Composer Walter Carlos spurred electronic music to new commercial heights during the late '60s, popularizing the synthesizer with the enormously successful {^Switched-On Bach} album. Born in Pawtucket, RI, on November 14, 1939, Carlos pursued his M.A. in composition under Vladimir Ussachevsky and Otto Luening at Columbia University's famed Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center. Following his...