Max Neuhaus

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Max Neuhaus
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Background information
Born (1939-08-09)August 9, 1939
Died February 3, 2009(2009-02-03) (aged 69)
Genres Avant-garde, experimental
Occupation(s) Public art, sound art, sound installation
Years active 1957–2009

Max Neuhaus (August 9, 1939–February 3, 2009) was born in Beaumont, Texas, and was a renowned percussionist and interpreter of contemporary music in the 1960s who moved on to pioneer artistic activities with sound. He has created numerous sound works (including sound installations) that have extended sound as a primary medium into the domain of contemporary art.


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