Composed the score for "Runes", a ballet commissioned for the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Since its premier in Paris in 1975, the work has been performed over a thousand times around the world.
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At the age of 15, he was employed by Angel Martìnez, a onetime Mexican shoeshine boy turned traveling Baptist revival preacher, to play piano during a tour of the Southern United States where revival meetings were held in football stadiums and other venues that could hold the thousands of devout attendees. Gerald soon learned that his performance was judged a success by how readily he could bring...