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Tod Dockstader

Tod Dockstader
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Tod Dockstader (March 20, 1932, St.Paul, Minnesota - February 27, 2015) studied psychology and art at the University of Minnesota, before studying painting and film, earning money by drawing cartoons for various newspapers. After he moved to Hollywood in 1955 to work as an apprentice film editor, he began cutting picture and sound for animated cartoons. His compositional adventures began in 1958 after becoming a self-taught sound effects engineer while working as a recording engineer at Gotham Recording Studios where he started to experiment with musique concrète during long off-work hours.
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Tod Dockstader & David Lee Myers — Bijou Tod Dockstader & David Lee Myers — Bijou
(Recommended Records (RéR) TDDM2, 2005, CD)

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