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Laurent Aubert – Swiss Music Prize 2016

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Added on 21 September 2022


Born in Geneva in 1949, Laurent Aubert is a pioneer of world music. An anthropologist and musician, as well as curator of the ethnomusicology department at MEG* for 28 years, he is director of the cultural association Ateliers d’ethnomusicologie, which he founded in 1983 and which has organised numerous festivals, concerts, conferences and workshops.

Laurent Aubert has studied and played many musical genres, in particular the music of India and Afghanistan. He is the author of major publications including “La musique de l’autre” (2001), “Les feux de la déesse” (2004) and “La saveur des arts” (2011), and also established the international journal Cahiers d’ethnomusicologie. *Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève

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Julien Gremaud, Noémie Gygax
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Swiss Music Prize 2016
Edited by Federal Office of Culture, Berne
Project managers: Martine Chalverat

Art directors: Noémie Gygax, Julien Gremaud
Direction and editing: Olivier Bemer
Production and interview: Julien Gremaud
Sound designer: Aurélien Hamm
Graphic design: Noémie Gygax

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