Thanksgiving Is Ruined

The Personal is Political. The Political is Personal.

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March 15, 2004
They haunt me.

Here's the latest list of some of the people I feel that I need to know about.

Conlon Nancarrow: do, re, mi, fa, so

Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Giacinto Scelsi

Freddy Herko

Alla Nazimova

McDonald Clarke, the Mad Poet of Broadway

Charles Valentin Alkan

Ron Padgett

Elisabeth Nietzsche

Genevieve Taggard

Sir William Walton

Ralph Pomeroy (.pdf)

Piero Heliczer

Allen Midgette

Parker Tyler

Lawrence Lipton

Was I curious to find out more about some of the above-listed names by my having recently finished Reva Wolf's Andy Warhol, Poetry, and Gossip in the 1960s (1997)? Obviously.