Edward Williams

Marseille - France

Ed Williams is a guitarist, harpsichordist and composer active in the experimental music scene in Marseille, France. He’s involved in free improvisation outfits Heard Of Bears (with François Wong and Vincent Lajü), AND (avec Anouck Genthon), and the large ensemble Grand8, touring Europe and North America with these and other projects including collaborations with dance (Chloé Saffores), video (Youri Cayron), and poetry (Nathanëlle Quoirez).

He got his ABRSM Grade 8 in Harpsichord and Classical Guitar and graduated his Bachelor of Music with a First from Edinburgh University, receiving the composition diploma “en Cycle Spécialisé” from the CNRR of Marseille and continuing studies in Maxime Barthélémy’s Electroacoustic Composition class at the Cité de la Musique.

He also runs a podcast, Echo Chamber, on experimental music, has designed posters and CD covers, and translates texts for contemporary music publisher Maison ONA.


Ed Williams est claveciniste, guitariste et compositeur. Son podcast Echo Chamber explore les aspects philosophiques, sociaux et émotionnels de l'art expérimental.

Il a étudié la composition électroacoustique après avoir obtenu sa licence en musique à l'Université d'Edimbourg, et un diplôme en composition au CNRR de Marseille. Il est traducteur pour les maisons d'édition de musiques nouvelles, Maison ONA et Artchipel.

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