May 15, 1917, Portland, Oregon
February 2, 2003, Lafayette, Indiana
Percussionist, gamelan musician, Chinese traditional musician, conductor
The world’s colonial empires collapse in the decades following World War II. Some “third world” nations, such as Korea and China, emerge as major economic powers. In the 1960s, more European and American musicians explore Asian musics and American gamelan orchestras begin to be founded.