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John Adams

Composer (born 15-Feb-1947)


John Adams. Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux. 320pp..

Renaud Machart. John Adams. Arles: Actes Sud. 2004. 156 pp. Language: French.

Thomas May (editor). The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer. Amadeus Press. 2006. 455pp.


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  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.15)

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

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.4)

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