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Begin again : a biography of John Cage

Author: Kenneth Silverman
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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John Cage was a man of extraordinary and seemingly limitless talents: musician, inventor, composer, poet. He became a central figure of the avant-garde early in his life and remained at that pinnacle until his death in 1992 at the age of eighty. Now award-winning biographer Kenneth Silverman gives us the first comprehensive life of this remarkable artist.--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
biografi
Named Person: John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Silverman
ISBN: 9781400044375 1400044375
OCLC Number: 503041952
Description: 483 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Contents: Comes up famous --
The art of noise --
East and West --
Music of changes --
The ten thousand things --
Indeterminacy --
Fractures --
HPSCHD --
Empty words --
Apartment house --
Changes and disappearances --
Time brackets --
Europeras --
Anarchic harmony --
1992.
Other Titles: John Cage, a biography
Responsibility: Kenneth Silverman.

Abstract:

John Cage was a man of extraordinary and seemingly limitless talents: musician, inventor, composer, poet. He became a central figure of the avant-garde early in his life and remained at that pinnacle until his death in 1992 at the age of eighty. Now award-winning biographer Kenneth Silverman gives us the first comprehensive life of this remarkable artist.--Publisher description.
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