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Philip Glass

Biography

Philip Glass

Born in Baltimore in 1937, Philip Glass studied at the University of Chicago and the Juilliard School. The composer of operas, film scores and symphonies, he performs regularly with the Philip Glass Ensemble and lives in New York.

Philip Glass

Books by Philip Glass

by Philip Glass - Memoir, Music, Nonfiction

A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late-20th-century classical music. Yet here in WORDS WITHOUT MUSIC, he creates an entirely new and unexpected voice --- that of a born storyteller and an acutely insightful chronicler, whose behind-the-scenes recollections allow readers to experience those moments of creative fusion when life so magically merged with art.