John Cage’s 100th Birthday Celebration — Global 4’33”

John Cage, who is one of the most important composers of the 20th Century, was born on September 5, 1912. Hundreds of concerts and other kinds of events are happening throughout 2012 in celebration of Cage’s 100th birthday.

You are invited to participate in a special celebration of John Cage’s 100th birthday—a worldwide celebration of Cage’s composition 4’33”. If you’d like to participate in this celebration of John Cage’s 100th birthday, please send the World Listening Project an email at, with John Cage in the subject line. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Please download the Participation Form.

3 Responses to “John Cage’s 100th Birthday Celebration — Global 4’33””

  1. Michael Bettine Says:

    I’ve been celebrating Cage all year long!

  2. Pauline Oliveros Says:

    Enjoy your listening!

  3. Geir Johnson Says:

    Tonight we have celebrated the 100th Anniversary of John Cage with a five hour concert including a special event at the Parkteatret in Oslo, Norway.

    Rock keyboard iconoclast Keith Emerson has made a special recording of his performance of 4’33”. It is a very beautiful interpretation.

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