Lee, Geonyong. b. Daedong, South Pyongan Province, Korea (now North Korea), 30 September 1947. He was ths son of a minister, who moved with his family to South Korea at the end of the Korean War (1950-53). Geonyong Lee attended Seoul Arts High School (majored in composition, 1965), the College of Music, Seoul National University (BM, 1974; MM, 1976), the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (diploma in composition, 1978), and was a doctoral student in aesthetics Seoul National University (1983–86). Lee has taught at several schools and universities in Korea, including Hyosung Women's University, professor of music (1979–83); Seoul National University,...
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