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Words Without Music

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Description for Words Without Music Paperback. Whether recalling Philip Glass experiences working at Bethlehem Steel, traveling in India, driving a cab in 1970s New York, or his professional collaborations with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Ravi Shankar, Robert Wilson, Doris Lessing, and Martin Scorsese, this book affirms the power of music to change the world. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 29. Weight in Grams: 364.
The long-awaited memoir by 'the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers' (New York Times) Rapturous in its ability to depict the creative process, Words Without Music allows readers to experience that sublime moment of creative fusion when life merges with art. Biography lovers will be inspired by the story of a precocious Baltimore boy, the son of a music-shop owner, who entered college at age fifteen, before traveling to Paris to study under the legendary Nadia Boulanger; Glass devotees will be fascinated by the stories behind Einstein on the ... Read more

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About Philip Glass
Born in Baltimore in 1937, Philip Glass studied at the University of Chicago and the Juilliard School. The composer of operas, film scores, and symphonies, he performs regularly with the Philip Glass Ensemble and lives in New York

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