Notes on Music
4:02 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Ira Glass's Musical Cousin

Phillip Glass, composer and cousin to Ira Glass.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

This American Life is a production of Public Radio International, featuring Ira Glass as host.

Glass premiered the show in 1995, wherein events of general interest are featured, and now reaches an estimated 1.7 million listeners each week.

What is of interest, musically, is that Ira is the cousin of composer Philip Glass, especially noted for his opera, Einstein on the Beach.

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