Eugeniusz Rudnik (born October 28, 1932; died October 24, 2016)
composer, sound engineer, creator of electronic and electroacoustic music. Pioneer of electronic music in Poland, one of the most outstanding composers of electroacoustic music worldwide. Member of The Polish Society for Electroacoustic Music.

Jean-Claude Risset (born 18 March, 1938, Le Puy-en-Velay; died November 21, 2016) outstanding composer of instrumental, vocal and electroacoustic music, pioneer of computer music, Honorary Member of the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music died on November 21, 2016 in Marseille. He studied composition with André Jolivet and has been co-working with Max Mathews at Bell Labs since 1964. He was an author of original sound-illusion Shepard-Risset glissando (endless glissando), a phenomena of sound illusion.

Pauline Oliveros (born 30 May, 1932, died November 24, 2016[1]) was an American composeraccordionist and a central figure in the development of experimental and post-war electronic art music.

She was a founding member of the San Francisco Tape Music Center in the 1960s, and served as its director. She taught music at Mills College, the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Oliveros authored books, formulated new music theories, and investigated new ways to focus attention on music including her concepts of “Deep Listening” and “sonic awareness”.[2] She was an Eyebeam resident.