Alvin Lucier has died

Alvin Lucier

The composer and experimental musician has passed away.

Alvin Lucier has died, aged 90. The news was confirmed by video artist and former spouse Mary Lucier. The cause of death is not currently known. Read Mary Lucier’s post below.

Holly Herndon has shared a tribute to the composer online with a repost of his1967 composition North American Time Capsule.

Update (2 December): The musician’s daughter, Amanda Lucier, told The New York Times that her father died of complications from a fall. Alvin Lucier passed away in his home in Middletown, Connecticut.