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Robert Wilson

Born: 4-Oct-1941
Birthplace: Waco, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Theater Director, Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Experimental theater director, designer

    University: University of Texas at Austin
    University: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

    American Academy of Arts and Letters 2000

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Is the subject of books:
The art of Robert Wilson, Part 1 - New York: The Vanishing Rotating Triangle, 1972, BY: Stefan Brecht
Robert Wilson, The Theater of Images, 1984
The President of Paradise: A Traveller's Account of Robert Wilson's the CIVIL warS, 1985, BY: Janny Donker
Robert Wilson and His Collaborators, 1989, BY: Laurence Shyer
Robert Wilson's Vision: An Exhibition of Works, 1991, BY: Trevor J. Fairbrother
Directors in Perspective: The Theatre of Robert Wilson, 1996, BY: Arthur Holmberg
Robert Wilson: Steel Velvet, 1997, BY: Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker
Robert Wilson, 1998, BY: Franco Quadri

Author of books:
Papers of Robert Wilson (1969)
A Letter for Queen Victoria: A Opera in Four Acts (1974)
Einstein on the Beach: An Opera in Four Acts (1976, with Philip Glass)
I Was Sitting on My Patio This Guy Appeared I Thought I Was Hallucinating: a Play in Two Acts (1978)
Death, Destruction and Detroit (1979)
The Golden Windows: A Play in Three Parts (1982)
The CIVIL warS: A Tree is Best Measured When it is Down (Rotterdam section) (1983)
The CIVIL warS: A Tree is Best Measured When it is Down (Rome section) (1984)
The CIVIL warS: A Tree is Best Measured When it is Down (Cologne section) (1985)
Death, Destruction & Detroit II (1987)
Parzival (1987, with Tankred Dorst)
The Forest (1988, with David Byrne)
The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets (1990, with Tom Waits and William S. Burroughs)
Alice (1992, with Tom Waits and Paul Schmidt)
Portrait, Still Life, Landscape (1993)
Time Rocker (1996, with Lou Reed and Darryl Pinckney)
Paris de Nuit (1998)
Woyzeck (2002, with Tom Waits)

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