Philip Glass (1937- )

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Who is Philip Glass?

Philip Glass (1937- )

Philip Glass is an American Composer known for his minimalist style. He strips his composition down to the bare essentials, and repeats these elements in rhythmic cycles. Some of his works last as long as four hours creating a mesmerizing effect. Glass has created three operas, several film scores, and has collaborated with Jean Cocteau.

   

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