Definition of John Cage

1. Noun. United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992).

Exact synonyms: Cage, John Milton Cage Jr.
Generic synonyms: Composer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of John Cage

John Barrington Wain
John Barrymore
John Barth
John Bartlett
John Bernoulli
John Berry Hobbs
John Birks Gillespie
John Broadus Watson
John Brown
John Bull
John Bunyan
John Burdon Sanderson Haldane
John Burgoyne
John C. Fremont
John Cabot
John Cage (current term)
John Calvin
John Chapman
John Charles Fremont
John Cheever
John Chrysostom
John Churchill
John Ciardi
John Constable
John Copley
John D. Rockefeller
John Dalton
John Davis
John Davison Rockefeller
John Davys

Literary usage of John Cage

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1. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1808)
"In 1590, the Queen granted this manor to John Cage; since which period, it has passed through various families, by descent and otherwise, to that of William ..."

2. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1897)
"... And that the said John Cage in consideration thereof' faithfully promised to pay to the aforesaid John Thomas the sum of £100 of lawful English money in ..."

3. Select Pleas in the Court of Admiralty by Great Britain High Court of Admiralty, Reginald Godfrey Marsden (1897)
"... And that the said John Cage in consideration thereof' faithfully promised to pay to the aforesaid John Thomas the sum of £100 of lawful English money in ..."

4. Proceedings by Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and Natural History (1903)
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5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1892)
"To my brother Mr. John Cage and to my sister his wife, each of them, ... My wife Barbara to be executrix and my brother io law Mr John Cage and my sous in ..."

6. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1913)
"John Cage demandeth 100 Acres of land by As- ... Warrant to lay out 150 Acres for John Cage vppon the north side of ..."

7. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"John Cage • The world-famous conductor Otto Klemperer was feared far and ... John Cage • 'Schonberg always complained that his American pupils didn't do ..."

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