Happy Birthday, Erik Satie!
One of the very greatest exponents of tricksterism in music. Wikipedia sez: Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (French: [eʁik sati]; 17 May 1866 – 1 July 1925), who signed his name Erik Satie after 1884, was a French composer and pianist. Satie was an influential artist in the late 19th- and early 20th-century Parisian avant-garde. His work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the Absurd.
I had the opportunity to answer a few questions from Kirkus Reviews. It’s right here, just beyond this handy link! Not to mention their review of Tricking Power into Performing Acts of Love. Check THAT at THIS handy link! …and go to “Books” to support independent bookstores and getcherself a copy. yers and cœurs, Shepherd Siegel
Now ain’t that a treat. I’m pleased (happy dance emoji)! You can check it out just by clicking here.
…which means I’ve still got another ten minutes and twenty seconds in me. Mr Warhol, I’m ready for my close-up! It’s Daytime Chicago, and I am grateful for the opportunity they gave me to get my message out. Just click the pic!