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Philip Corner kindly sent us this very short biography:
"Philip (Lionel) Corner. he duznot lov(philo) horses(Hippus) all-that much. Born: Bronx, erev pesach. Tripelconjunction Aries oposition moon in Libra Leo rising. Usual education. plus 2 years in Paris(Messiaen)Conservatoire. learnd french. now liv in Italy. learnd italian. Convert to Omnitheism and Omnisymphonia - recent music religius (in-a-way). Just made 85. Ph."
You can find out more about him here: http://kraak.net/avant-guardian/philip-corner
And the piece here:
The original score:
Footage of the first Fluxus performance of the piece towards the end of this film…
Video of event to celebrate Fluxus 50