Cuban pioneer of Electroacoustic Music passes away

Blanco was a founder and director of the National Laboratory of electroacoustic music and a teacher for the younger generations since he became part of the Cuban music avant-garde of the 1960s.

The artist, author of more than 200 pieces or materials for symphonic orchestras, instrumental groups and choirs, received numerous national and international awards.

He wrote music for many audiovisual works in Cuba and abroad and he was nominated for the Tomas Luis de Victoria Iberoamerican Award in its third edition.

He was also the president of all the festivals of electroacoustic music in Cuba and a jury of the International Contest of Electro-acoustic Music of Bourges, France.

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