Introduction
Takehisa Kosugi (小杉 武久, Kosugi Takehisa, March 24, 1938 – October 12, 2018) was a Japanese composer and violinist associated with the Fluxus movement.
Wikidata
Q7677988
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Introduction
An avant-garde composer who was an accomplished violinist but who is known for his interest in found sounds, and in creating events as compositions themselves. He studied music at the Tokyo University of the Arts, graduating in 1962. While still a student he was one of the founders of Group Ongaku, an improvisational music ensemble. He later became identified with Fluxus, and composed for and performed with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, where he was music director from 1995 to 2012. A retrospective of his work was mounted at the Whitney in 2015.
Nationalities
Japanese, American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Composer, Conceptual Artist
Name
Takehisa Kosugi
Ulan
500122680
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