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Moondog by Robert Scotto,Philip Glass

By Robert Scotto,Philip Glass

The foundation of a full-length documentary.

"Moondog is certainly one of America’s nice originals."—Alan wealthy, New York Magazine

Here is a revised version of a booklet that celebrates the most inconceivable lives of the 20 th century: a blind and homeless guy who turned the main well-known eccentric in long island and who, with huge, immense diligence, rose to prominence either in significant label pop song recordings as well as symphonic live shows of his compositions.

This variation of Moondog will quickly be obvious a as a function documentary titled The Viking of sixth road directed through Holly Elson and produced by way of tough operating Movies.

Born Louis Thomas Hardin in 1916, Moondog first made an impact within the past due Nineteen Forties while he turned a mascot of the hot York Philharmonic at Carnegie corridor. His specified, melodic compositions have been published at the status jazz label. within the overdue Nineteen Sixties the Viking-garbed Moondog used to be a pop track sensation on Columbia Records.

Moondog's compositional kind motivated his former roommate Philip Glass, whose preface appears to be like within the e-book. Moondog's paintings transcends labels and redefines the excellence among well known and excessive culture.

A wide-ranging compilation of Moondog recordings, along with 4 Madrigals performed by way of Philip Glass, Steven Reich, Jon Gibson, and Moondog himself, are provided as loose downloads for each shopper of this biography.

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