John Cage -- Journeys in Sound

By egith

2021-09-03

John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composermusic theoristartist, and philosopher. A pioneer of indeterminacy in musicelectroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde. Critics have lauded him as one of the most influential composers of the 20th century.[1][2][3][4] He was also instrumental in the development of modern dance, mostly through his association with choreographer Merce Cunningham, who was also Cage's romantic partner for most of their lives.

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