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John Cage

  • Birth 5 Sep 1912 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Death 12 Aug 1992 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: scattered in Stony Point, NY at the Gate Hill Cooperative
  • Memorial ID 1461

Composer. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was a piano player with an avant-garde approach composing pieces for percussion groups which pushed the boundaries of music. He was most noted for composing the piano piece titled "4' 33" (1952). His other works included "Imaginary Landscape #3" (1942), "Variations I and II" (1958) and "Thirty Pieces for Five Orchestras" (1981). He became known outside the art world in the 1960s as an influence on pop culture and rock music and continued to lecture and compose until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1461
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Cage (5 Sep 1912–12 Aug 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1461, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a scattered in Stony Point, NY at the Gate Hill Cooperative.