Monique Fong Wust
He changed the way I look at much of life and I know he did for many others too.
He changed the concept of what music is.
John Cage (along with others influencing and influenced by him) stood at the center of a transformation of art and music. Cage's aesthetics held implications (stated explicitly in his written work) for not only media production, but political non-affiliation and a general form of life. The musicians he has influenced serve as a popular gateway to critical living orientations.