The Centennial of John Cage


This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of our nation’s most creative and influential composers, John Cage.  Los Angeles is turning itself inside out to present John Cage events, celebrating the master because he spent his early years here.

Start your journey to learn more about John Cage by reading the Los Angeles Times‘ music critic Mark Swerd’s article that both explains the genius of the artist and offers an Interactive Tour of John Cage’s LA.

Jacaranda, a Santa Monica music company, hosts Cage 100 Festival, from September 6-9.

The Los Angeles Times has a comprehensive list of John Cage events around the world between now and March 2013.


Photo: John Cage circa 1988. (Photo by Paul Bergen / Redferns)