- Category : 1924-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 2
His music is known as a combination of tonality (in the sense of Bartók, for instance) and serialism - a system that he named "metatonality."
Claude Ballif was a committed pedagogue who taught composition and analysis at the Paris Conservatoire from 1971 to 1990, and then at the Sevran conservatory.
He died on 24 July 2004 in Poissons.