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Philip Glass

Composer (born 31-Jan-1937)


Richard Kostelanetz; with Robert Flemming (editors). Writings on Glass: Essays, Interviews, Criticism. University of California Press. 1999. 376pp.

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. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.550)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.260)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.258)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.595)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.221)

  11. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.190)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.345)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.276)

  14. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.570)

  15. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.94-95)

  16. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.349)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.204)

  18. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.72)

  19. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.81)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.80)

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