John Cage

John Cage

American composer
5 September 1912 — 12 August 1992

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It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of culture.


I don't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.


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