Steve Reich

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Born: 10/03/1936 in New York, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (14)

C.O.G. 2013 (Movie)

(Music)

One Last Ride 2006 (Movie)

Piano and Music Production("Steven's Swinging Blues") (Music)

Refuge 2006 (Movie)

(Music)

Dying Gaul 2005 (Movie)

(from Three Movements: "Movement II") (Song Performer)

Dying Gaul 2005 (Movie)

(from Three Movements: "Movement II") (Song)

Dying Gaul 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

A Home at the End of the World 2004 (Movie)

("Section VI (from 'Music For 18 Musicians')") (Song Performer)

A Home at the End of the World 2004 (Movie)

("Section VI (from 'Music For 18 Musicians')") (Music)

Window to the Universe 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Jazz 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

Arnyek a Havon 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

Steve Reich: A New Musical Language 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Performer

Steve Reich: A New Musical Language 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Music
Actor (4)

The Colors of the Prism, the Mechanics of Time 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Jewish Soul, American Beat 1999 (Movie)

Interviewee (Actor)

Steve Reich: A New Musical Language 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

Cornell University

1953 - 1957

Juilliard School

Mills College

Milestones

2011

"WTC 9/11"

2009

Won a Pulitzer Prize for Music

2005

Scored "The Dying Gaul"

1988

Wrote the composition, "Different Trains"

1972

Wrote the influential composition, "Clapping Music"

Bonus Trivia

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Along with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass, Reich was a pioneer of minimal music.

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Reich won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2009 for his composition, Double Sextet.

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The New York Times once referred to Reich as the "greatest living composer of our time."

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After settling in New York's Chelsea district in the early 1970s, Reich and his friend, fellow composer Philip Glass, formed a moving company to make some extra money; the company's name, Chelsea Light Moving, was later borrowed by guitarist Thurston Moore as the name of his post-Sonic Youth band.

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