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Pauline Oliveros

Pauline OliverosBorn: 30-May-1932
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Died: 24-Nov-2016
Location of death: Kingston, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Composer, Deep Listener

Father: John Oliveros
Mother: Edith Gutierrez
Brother: John
Brother: Peter (d. AIDS)
Wife: Carole Ione Lewis (performance artist, until her death)

    University: John H. Reagan High School, Houston, TX (1949)
    University: Music, University of Houston (1949-52)
    University: BA Music Composition, San Francisco State College (1957)
    Director: Tape Music Center, Mills College (1966-67)
    Professor: Music, University of California at San Diego (1967-81)
    Professor: Music, Mills College (1996-)

    Guggenheim Fellowship Composition 1973

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Author of books:
Sonic Meditations (1974)
Software for People: Collected Writings 1963-80 (1984)
The Roots of the Moment: Collected Writings 1980-1996 (1998)
Deep Listening: A Composer's Sound Practice (2005)

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