Music from Lindsay Cooper

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Lindsay Cooper
Tonight on A Different Nature, dj Virginia Furr features the music by Lindsay Cooper (1951-2013). Lindsay Cooper was an English oboeist , bassoonist , and multi-instrumentalist, originally trained in the classical tradition, but who was best known for her work with Henry Cow, the English avant rock band. She  was also a co-founder of the Feminist Improvising Group; collaborated with many musicians ,including Chris Cutler and Sally Potter;  and was a member of Comus, National Health, News from Babel, and David Thomas and the Pedestrians

Lindsay Cooper was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in the late 1970, but continued to perform live through the late1990s when her illness prevented her from performing live. She died at age 62 in 2013 from complications of the illness.

 

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