Jean-Jacques Perrey, electronic music pioneer, composer and artist died Friday at his home in Switzerland, following a battle with cancer. He was 87. His daughter, Patricia Leroy, confirmed the musician’s death.
Oglio Records owner Carl Caprioglio, a friend of Perrey’s said: “Jean-Jacques Perrey is a legend and I am thankful I had the chance to help share his beautiful and uplifting music with the world. My heart goes out to his daughter Patricia, his recent musical collaborator Dana Countryman and to all of his many fans worldwide.”