Didier Lockwood was a firebrand French violinist, mentored by Stephane Grappelli and named an heir to Jean-Luc Ponty. He was part of the 1980s fusion scene. He Died at 62 on February 18, 2018.
Pierre Henry virtually invented the idea of sampling. Just using phonograph recordings, many of them custom made, he sampled the world and turned it into what became musique concrète.