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Category:Max Mathews

Max Vernon Mathews born November 13, 1926, Columbus, Nebraska, USA – April 21, 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA) is a pioneer in the world of computer music.

Working at Bell Labs, Mathews wrote MUSIC, the first widely-used program for sound generation, in 1957. For the rest of the century, he continued as a leader in digital audio research, synthesis, and human-computer interaction as it pertains to music performance.

Max Mathews 
Max Mathews, CMH Revolution, 2011-01-11.jpg
American pioneer in computer music
Date of birth 13 November 1926
Date of death 21 April 2011
San Francisco
Educated at
  • California Institute of Technology
  • engineer
  • university teacher
  • computer scientist
Member of
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • National Academy of Engineering
Award received
  • ‎chevalier des Arts et des Lettres
  • IEEE David Sarnoff Award
  • Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  • ASA Silver Medal
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