John Cage at 100: Five Classic Clips From the Avant-Garde Composer
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Today, September 5, would have marked John Cage's 100th birthday. The groundbreaking experimental composer, theorist, and visual artist passed awayin 1992 at age 79, yet has continued to exertextraordinary influence across the arts, from avant-garde music and dance to visual and performance art.
1. Interview, 1991.Cage muses on his beliefs about silence and laughter, and his affinity for unadulterated sound experiences over "inner listening." He touches on Duchamp, Kant, Beethoven and Mozart, noting, "The silence almost everywhere in the world now is traffic... but if you listen to traffic, you see it's... [via Pitchfork]
- John Cage: A multimedia appreciation on his 100th birthday (Culture Monster )