La Monte Young Birthday, Date of Birth

La Monte Young

La Monte Thornton Young (born October 14, 1935) is an American composer, musician, and artist recognized as one of the first American minimalist composers and a central figure in post-war avant-garde music. He is best known for his exploration of sustained tones, beginning with his 1958 composition Trio for Strings. His works have called into question the nature and definition of music, most prominently in the text scores of his Compositions 1960. Despite having released very little recorded material throughout his career—much of it currently out of print—some sources have described him as "the most influential living composer today". The Observer wrote that his work has had "an utterly profound effect on the last half-century of music."

Young played jazz saxophone and studied composition in California during the 1950s, and subsequently moved to New York in 1960, where he was a central figure in the downtown music and Fluxus art scenes. He then became known for his pioneering work in drone music (originally called dream music) with his Theatre of Eternal Music collective, alongside collaborators such as Tony Conrad, John Cale, and his wife, the multimedia artist Marian Zazeela. Since 1962, he has worked extensively with Zazeela, with whom he developed the Dream House sound and light environment. Beginning in 1970, he studied under Hindustani singer Pandit Pran Nath. Perhaps Young's best known work is The Well-Tuned Piano, an ongoing, improvisatory composition begun in 1964 and performed throughout subsequent decades.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Monday, October 14, 1935
Place of Birth
Bern
Age
86
Star Sign

The October 14, 1935 was a Monday under the star sign of . It was the 286 day of the year. President of the United States was Franklin D. Roosevelt.

If you were born on this day, you are 86 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, October 14, 2021, 12 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, October 14, 2022, in 352 days. You have lived for 31,424 days, or about 754,179 hours, or about 45,250,768 minutes, or about seconds.

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14th of October 1935 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on October 14, 1935

Many Leading School Elevens Toppled From Unbeaten Ranks; Exeter, Mercersburg, Roxbury and St. Mark's Halted -- Victory Over Poly Prep Stamped Hill as Dangerous Rival -- Loomis Surprised With Tie Against Strong Taft Team.

Date: 14 October 1935

By KINGSLEY CHILDS

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HEADS RED CROSS DRIVE.; P.S. Duryee Named Chairman of Annual Roll-Call.

Date: 15 October 1935

P S Duryee apptd chmn of annual membership drive by N Y Chapter

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COLGATE.

Date: 15 October 1935

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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STEEL OUTPUT OFF 1 1/2 POINTS TO 52%; Lower Tin-Plate Activity and Rail Orders Outweigh Auto and Building Gains in Week.

Date: 14 October 1935

by Magazine Steel

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DANCING TEACHERS CHOOSE OFFICERS; New York Society Re-elects Clara I. Austin President Charity Ball to Be on Feb. 21.

Date: 14 October 1935

Elections

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KILLED BY OWN TRAIN.; Dining Car Steward Tries to Cling to Closed Door.

Date: 14 October 1935

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

P Turner killed, near Richards

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Amateur Photography Note.

Date: 14 October 1935

DOROTHY MARIE JOHNSON

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SOUTHERN HOTEL LEASED.; G.T. Dunlap Rents Inn in North Carolina to Long Island Manager.

Date: 14 October 1935

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Leased

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5 TIE FOR PRINCETON PRIZE; Duplicate Awards to Be Made to Members of Freshman Class.

Date: 14 October 1935

5 tie for freshman 1st yr honor prize; duplicate awards

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Treasury Needs Sway Paris Money Market; New and Renewed Bonds Meet Deficit

Date: 14 October 1935

Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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