Alexina Louie (b. 1949), Toronto, Canada
Born in Vancouver; of Chinese descent. First achieved widespread recognition with her O Magnum Mysterium: In Memoriam Glenn Gould (1983). Composes for many different forces and genres, including chamber music, vocal music, electroacoustic music, mini-opera, etc.
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