Amacher, Mary Anne 'Maryanne' C (fem) 25.feb.1938-22.oct.2009 USA Pennsylvania, Kane - NY, Rhinebeck
multimedia, sound artist, 1935-1942 her parents resided at 233 7th Street in Renovo Pennsylvania, so she may have been born at the home of family in Kane, 1953-1960 studied piano and music theory at Philadelphia Conservatory of Music, studied in Salzburg Austria and Dartington Devon England, 1964 graduated in composition and computer science from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, 1972-1976 Fellow at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1978-1979 Fellow at Radcliffe College Harvard University, 2000-2009 professor of electronic music at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson NY, 1884 until death residing at 80 Marius Street in Kingston NY, she died at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck ; daughter of railroad brakeman/railroad conductor Leon Adolph Amacher (Pennsylvania, Galeton 17.nov.1896-) and Melda M Tingley (Pennsylvania, Howe near Kane 1894-)

[Cattell 1985 gives erroneously born 1942, Grove 1986 gives erroneously born Kates 1943]

Title Parts

[] Living sound, patent pending. Electronics. 1979 [] 1 - Excerpt
Maryanne Amacher. Ellipsis Arts 3670
[] Intelligent life. Mixed media. 1982
[] Lecture on the weather
in collaboration with John Cage

[] Empty words
in collaboration with John Cage

[] Torse. Ballet
choreography Merse Cunningham

[] City links 1-15. 1967-1995
combining sounds from several cities or from locations within a city (Buffalo, New York, Boston, Paris)

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