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Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the late 20th century. .... But there was just no point in attempting to do their music better than they did and so we ...... to their lives or profundity to a grim and uninvolving film, for which Philip Glass ...

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Glass has written music for experimental theater and for Academy Award-winning motion pictures such as “The Hours” and Martin Scorsese's “Kundun,” while ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Philip-Glass

Dec 5, 2018 ... Philip Glass: Philip Glass, American composer of innovative instrumental, ... His interest in atonal music drew him on to study composition at the Juilliard ... By the early 21st century he had produced scores for some four dozen ...

www.imdb.com/name/nm0001275/bio

A creative turning point, Glass researched non-Western music in India and parts of Africa, ... His compositions were so avant-garde that he had to form the Philip Glass ... The only (Western) classical composer so far to appear on Saturday Night Live (1975). ... I did it because the training, the habits of work - those are lifelong ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Synopsis. Musician Philip Glass, born on January 31, 1937, in Baltimore, went on to study with Nadia Boulanger and Ravi Shankar, later ...

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His father typically brought home the 78 RPM records that did not sell. .... Glass' reputation as a serious composer suffered during this period, in part because he ... In fact, you can make a living and you can do the music that you want; it takes a ... "With minimalism, Philip Glass invented a new kind of music that attracted an ...

www.musicsalesclassical.com/composer/long-bio/philip-glass

Philip Glass - Composer - Long Biography - Music Sales Classical. ... This period culminated in Music in Twelve Parts and the landmark opera Einstein on the ...

www.theguardian.com/music/2017/jan/22/philip-glass-80-interview-observer-new-review

Jan 22, 2017 ... The American composer Philip Glass, 80 this month, has been one of the dominant, boundary-crossing influences of the past half century. He first ... A lot of people want to hear my music of the 1970s and 1980s. And do you ... At high school they wanted to put on shows, so what did they do? Gilbert and ...

www.classicfm.com/composers/glass/guides/story-philip-glass

Philip Glass is one of the great creative originals of the modern age. ... awarded to two other giants of 20th-century music: Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Copland.