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John Cage: Home

In conjunction with the FSU John Cage Symposium, this guide provides information on FSU resources and beyond about John Cage and those influenced by Cage.

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Who is John Cage?

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American composer John Cage (1912-1992) is best known for writing 4'33", a three-movement work in which the performer is poised to perform, and yet creates no audible sound. The work challenges the listener to become acutely aware of the aural environment.

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