"John Cage" in blue ink above the printed return address of The Wesleyan Center for Advanced Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut on the recto of an envelope addressed to Harrie Johnston in New Bedford, Massachusetts in Cage's hand. Envelope ca. 165 x 94 mm. postmarked November 14, 1960.
Cage was "one of the leading figures of the postwar avant garde. The influence of his compositions, writings and personality has been felt by a wide range of composers around the world. He had a greater impact on music in the 20th century than any other American composer." James Pritchett, Laura Kuhn and Charles Hiroshi Garrett in Grove Music Online.
The Wesleyan Center for Advanced Studies (now called the Center for the Humanities) is one of the oldest humanities institutes in the United States, established in 1959.
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