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Dutch sound artist Paul Panhuysen dies

The artist, curator and theoretician has died aged 70

Dutch sound artist, curator and theoretician Paul Panhuysen has died aged 70. In 1980 Panhuysen cofounded Eindhoven artists’ initiative Het Apollohuis with his wife Hélène Apollo. During its existence, the initiative, which lasted until 2002, was known as one of Holland’s primary breeding grounds for experimental music, art and performance. In addition, Panhuysen released a number of albums such as Partitas For Long Strings (1998), Lost For Words (1999) and Pendulum Change Ringing (2014), and won several awards including the Prix Ars Electronica in 2004. He was knighted with the Order of the Dutch Lion in 1998.