American Modern Period composer Philip Glass was born in 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland. He studied at the Juilliard School, with Boulanger in Paris, and with Indian musicians Ravi Shankar and Alla Rakha. His emphasis in the mid-1960s was on minimalism but he later progressed to more complicated pieces. Most of his work since the mid-1970s focuses on the theater.
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Official site. Includes biography, list of works, and calendar.
All Music Guide: Philip Glass
Biography and discography.
Glass, Philip (1937 - )
Brief biography with a summary of his stage works.
Glass, Philip (1937 - ), United States
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Koyaanisqatsi, an independent film by Godrey Reggio; film score by Philip Glass.
mfiles - Philip Glass
Biography, including his film music career, with soundtrack recommendations.
Orange Mountain Music
Philip Glass's Music Label.
Filmography linked to movies and television programs he scored or which used his music plus related credits and links from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
Biography, key works, reviews, articles.
Philip Glass (1937-)
Listing with the Lied and Art Song Texts Page at REC Music includes Whitman text.
Philip Glass in Conversation with Thomas Moore
Interview by the pianist explores some of his multimedia compositions.
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