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La Monte Young

Composer (born 14-Oct-1935)


William Duckworth; Richard Fleming (editors). Sound and Light: La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela. Bucknell University Press. 1996. 231pp.

Wim Mertens. American Minimal Music: La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Philip Glass. Broude. 1983. 128pp.

Keith Potter. Four Musical Minimalists: La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Philip Glass. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 390pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.975)

  5. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.1140)

  6. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.195)

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