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John Cage

(1912—1992) American composer, pianist, and writer

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Cage, John (5 September 1912)   Reference library

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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2005
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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(born 5 September 1912 in Los Angeles, died 12 August 1992 in New York City), American composer, author, artist, and

Cage, John

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

(1912–92),

American composer, author, and printmaker, born in Los Angeles; he studied music and composition under Arnold Schoenberg...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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He experimented with new sound sources, believing that all sounds, including noise and silence, are valid compositional materials. He worked

Cage, John Milton

Cage, John Milton (1912–92)   Reference library

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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Philosophy
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John Cage was born on 5 September 1912 in Los Angeles, California, the son of an inventor. He died on

Cage, John

Cage, John (5 Sept 1912)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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2011
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(b Los Angeles, CA, 5 Sept 1912; d New York, 12 Aug 1992),

composer,

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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US composer. He collaborated with Merce Cunningham over a period of 50 years and played a central role in the creative life of the latter's company. A radically experimental composer who ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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American composer and writer. From 1937 developed interests in dance and perc. In 1938 experimented with Cowell's invention of the ‘prepared pf’ by inserting various objects, from ... More
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Cage, John (15 Sept. 1912)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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(b. Los Angeles, 15 Sept. 1912; d. New York, 12 Aug. 1992)

Musician and composer.

Cage, John

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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(1912–1992), American composer, writer, poet, and performance artist.

Cage has in many ways defined what

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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US composer and writer. His experimental and aleatoric compositions have aroused considerable interest and some amusement.

The son of an inventor, ...

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The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
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Music
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387 words

b. 5 September 1912, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 12 August 1992, New York City, New York, USA. Renowned as an ...

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