|Birth Day:||May 14, 1925|
|Death Date:||Apr 24, 2008 (age 82)|
As per our current Database, Tristram Cary died on Apr 24, 2008 (age 82).
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He was a radar engineer for the Royal Navy during World War II. After the war, he opened one of the earliest electronic music studios.
In 1967 he created an electronic music studio at the Royal College of Music. This led to an invitation from the University of Melbourne in 1973 for a lecture tour, which in turn led to an invitation to become the Visiting Composer at the University of Adelaide in 1974. He remained there as a lecturer until 1986. He also wrote music criticism for The Australian.
Cary was one of the first British composers to work in musique concrète. In 1967 he created the first electronic music studio of the Royal College of Music. He built another at his home in Suffolk, which he transported to Australia when he emigrated there, and incorporated it into the University of Adelaide where he worked as a lecturer until 1986.
Cary won the 1977 Albert H. Maggs Composition Award. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1991 in recognition of service to music. He also received the 2005 lifetime achievement award from the Adelaide Critics' Circle for his contribution to music in England and Australia.
Cary died in Adelaide, South Australia, on 24 April 2008, aged 82.
Currently, Tristram Cary is 97 years, 1 months and 11 days old. Tristram Cary will celebrate 98th birthday on a Sunday 14th of May 2023.
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