M: Writings '67-'72 (Paperback)
Mainly mesostics inspired by music, mushrooms, Marcel Duchamp, Merce Cunningham, Marshall McCluhan, etc. and includes "Mureau"-composed from the writings of Henry David Thoreau.
JOHN CAGE was born in Los Angeles in 1912. At the age of 37 he received an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters for having extended the boundaries of music. At 70, he was named the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters and decorated by the French Minister of Culture. He lectures in America and abroad, continues to hunt wild mushrooms, and has a collection of more than 200 houseplants.