This day (June 5, 1947), in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is born Laurie Anderson, an American experimental performance artist, composer and musician.
Digest Tracklist :
Junior Dad (2016) . Habeas Corpus (2015) . w/ John Zorn, Lou Reed – Live In New York (2011) . Only An Expert (2010) . w/ Marc Ribot – Live In Nyc (2008) . Only An Expert / Maybe If I Fall (2007) . Poison (2001) . on German TV bei Bio (1984) . Language Is A Virus (1984) . Mach 20 . O Superman .
@allmusic : After briefly entering the mainstream pop radar in 1981 with her lone hit O Superman, she enjoyed a public visibility greater than virtually any other avant-garde figure of her era.
@last.fm : She performed in New York through the 1970s. Two early pieces, “New York Social Life” and “Time To Go,” were included in the 1977 compilation New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media, along with works by Pauline Oliveros and others.