Born in Macon, Georgia in 1926, his interest in just intonation stemmed from time he spent with Harry Partch in 1950. He has experimented widely with different tuning possibilities in his music and has been performed throughout the world.

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Ben Johnston
The University of Akron Bierce Library, Smith Archives, Composer Profile. Includes compositions.
Ben Johnston
25 note just enharmonic scale.
Johnston, Ben
(1926- ), Macon, Georgia. Picture, biography, and interview by Derek Bermel from Paris Transatlantic.
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