Chronik

1912
Born on September 5 in Los Angeles, CA
1937
Moved to Seattle to work as a dance accompanist
1938
Founded a percussion orchestra in Seattle
1941 – 1942
Taught at the Chicago School of Design
1945
Developed an interest in Eastern philosophy that greatly influenced his work
1949
Awarded by the National Academy of Arts and Letters for the invention of the prepared piano
1954
Moved to Stony Point, New York where he developed an interest in mushrooms
1962
Taught about mushrooms at the New York School for Social Research. This same year he founded the New York Mycological Society
1978
Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1981
Received the New York Mayor’s Honor Award of Arts and Sciences
1982
Awarded Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Government
1989
Traveled to Japan to be awarded the Kyoto Prize
1992
Died on August 12

Ausstellungen

2009
March 13, "John Cage: String Quartet in Four Parts and works by Feldman, Crawford, Ives, Nancarrow and Varèse",Theater Kikker, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2009
Feb. 5, "John Cage: Organ2 / ASLSP", Center for the Arts, Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, USA
2008
"The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco