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03.05.2022
Philip Glass
Philip Glass (1937) an American composer, who became familiar with Beethoven quartets, Schubert sonatas, Shostakovich symphonies and other music through his father’s radio repair and record shop.

Philip Glass (1937) an American composer, who became familiar with Beethoven quartets, Schubert sonatas, Shostakovich symphonies and other music through his father’s radio repair and record shop. Determined to become a composer, he went on to attend the Julliard School, New York, where he abandoned the 12-tone techniques he had been using in Chicago for preferred American composers like Copland and Schuman. Glass studied with Vincent Persichetti, Darius Milhaud and William Bergsma, yet had still not found his own voice and moved to Paris, where he did two years of intensive study under Nadia Boulanger. In Paris, Glass began researching music in North Africa, India and the Himalayas with an aim to applying Eastern techniques to his own work. Glass has collaborated with a variety of artists, including David Bowie and Woody Allen, in the composition of music for theatre, opera, dance and film.

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Pagan Eostre
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