Jerry Hunt

Biography

Born: November 30, 1943; Waco, TX   Died: November 27, 1993; Canton, TX  
One of the most original composers of our time, Hunt, often creating scores of complex physical moves in space, made a concert into an occasion that re-creates music's role in divination of all countries and ages...for example, his "Sur John Dee" (1966) in John Cage's thought-provoking compilation "Notations"(1969, Something Else Press). Hunt was also an innovative computer systems designer and created mysterious alliances of computers and primal Read more energy in his installation pieces (one a voodoo hut with computerized proximity detectors triggering electronic sounds for the New Music America festival in Houston). Read less