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artist profile

Meet the composer

John Cage was born on September 5, 1912 in Los Angeles, California and died in New York City on August 12, 1992. He studied liberal arts at Pomona College. Among his composition teachers were Henry Cowell and Arnold Schoenberg. Cage was elected to the American National Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and received innumerable awards and honors...

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John Cage: 102

Given our history of presenting John Cage’s work, at the Avant Music Festival, at dedicated concerts, and online at 49Waltzes.com, it seems only fitting to begin an annual birthday celebration concert. As we did with our John Cage at 95 concert, we’re bringing together our favorite people to celebrate one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century...