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David Rothenberg

Musician and philosopher David Rothenberg wrote Why Birds SingBug Music, Survival of the Beautiful and many other books, published in at least eleven languages. He has 16 CDs out, including One Dark Night I Left My Silent House which came out on ECM, and most recently Berlin Bülbul and Cool Spring. He has performed or recorded with Peter Gabriel, Pauline Oliveros, Ray Phiri and Suzanne Vega.  Rothenberg began his career working with Arne Naess in Oslo in the 1980s, who told him he was “too deep into philosophy to escape.”  Today he is Distinguished Professor of philosophy and music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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