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 Bebe Barron

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Bebe Barron Famous memorial

Original Name
Charlotte May Wind
Birth
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death
20 Apr 2008 (aged 82)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Edina, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID
80267173 View Source

Electronic Music Pioneer, Composer. Her husband Louis Barron designed and built the equipment they used to manipulate sound wave frequencies and record them on loop tape reels. She then used those recordings to piece together compositions for the groundbreaking music in the 1956 motion picture Forbidden Planet, as well as other films. The music recording techniques they used in that film, with the eerie and other-worldy sounds they were able to create, set the standard for all science fiction film scores to come.

Electronic Music Pioneer, Composer. Her husband Louis Barron designed and built the equipment they used to manipulate sound wave frequencies and record them on loop tape reels. She then used those recordings to piece together compositions for the groundbreaking music in the 1956 motion picture Forbidden Planet, as well as other films. The music recording techniques they used in that film, with the eerie and other-worldy sounds they were able to create, set the standard for all science fiction film scores to come.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jeffrey C
  • Added: 11 Nov 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 80267173
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80267173/bebe-barron: accessed ), memorial page for Bebe Barron (16 Jun 1925–20 Apr 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 80267173, citing Adath Yeshurun Cemetery, Edina, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.