Hassell, Jon, 1937- Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • 1937-03-22 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Hassell, Jon, 1937-
  • Hassell, John, 1937-

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Jon Hassell is an American composer and performer. He is best known for coming up with the concept of "Fourth World" music, which describes a "unified primitive/futurist sound" combining elements of various world ethnic traditions with modern electronic techniques. Throughout his carerr, he has collaborated with several artists including Brian Eno, Talking Heads, as well as Peter Gabriel.