Category:Erkki Kurenniemi

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English: Erkki Kurenniemi (born July 10, 1941 in Hämeenlinna, Finland) is a Finnish designer, philosopher and artist, best known for his electronic music compositions and the electronic instruments he has designed. He is considered one of the leading early pioneers of electronic music in Finland. Kurenniemi is also a science populariser, a futurologist, a pioneer of media culture, and an experimental film-maker.
Suomi: Erkki Kurenniemi (s. 10. heinäkuuta 1941 Hämeenlinna) on suomalainen suunnittelija, ajattelija ja taiteilija, joka tunnetaan elektronisen musiikin säveltäjänä ja elektronisten soitinten rakentajana. Häntä pidetään yhtenä elektronisen musiikin merkittävimmistä alkukehittelijöistä Suomessa. Kurenniemi on myös tieteellisen tutkimuksen yleistajuistaja, futurologi, mediakulttuurin edelläkävijä ja kokeellisten elokuvien tekijä.
Kirjailija Marjatta Kurenniemi oli hänen äitinsä.

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  • ‘DIMI’ & Helsinki Electronic Music Studio, Erkki Kurenniemi. Finland, 1961. 120 Years of Electronic Music (120years.net). "The DIMI (Digital Music Instrument) series synthesisers were the work of the Finnish pioneer in electronic art and all-round visionary, Erkki Kurenniemi. Kurenniemi’s career encompassed computer-based music, electronic engineering, film and robotics. / In 1962 Kurenniemi volunteered to construct the electronic music studio for The Institute of Musicology at the University of Helsinki. ... Kurenniemi worked at the university studio until the end of the sixties, when he left to found his company Digelius Electronics Ltd to build and market his electronic instrument designs. The company was funded by The Finnish National Fund for Research and Development to develop the DIMI-A but, By 1972 the company had collapsed; ..."

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