John Cage Music & Art

John Milton Cage Jr was an American composer of the 20th century known for an array of innovative, avant-garde ideas of creating and appreciating music. John Cage had a big influence on Yoko Ono's performance art. A pupil of John Cage’s legendary class of Experimental Composition at the New School introduced her to the unconventional avant-garde, neo–Dadaism of John’s work. Among his known works are "4'33", In this piece the orchestra is expected to remain silent for 4 minutes and 33 seconds therefore allowing the ambient sounds of the concert hall to become the music.