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Terry Riley was born on June 24, 1935 in Colfax, California, USA as Terry Mitchell Riley. He is known for his work on Nothing to Lose (1997), No Man's Land (1985) and Grand Theft Auto IV (2008). He is married to Ann Riley. They have three children. See full bio »
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 1991 Pictures from a Revolution (Documentary)
 1985 No Man's Land
 1976 Crossroads (Short)
 1975 Lifespan
 1970 Corridor (Short)
 1970 Straight and Narrow (Short)
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 2014 Sapos y culebras (songs composed by)
 2009 Wide Angle (TV Series documentary) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Market Maker (2009) ... (composer: additional music)
 1985 No Man's Land (musician)
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 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (performer: "A Rainbow in Curved Air")
 2008 Easter Morning (Short) (writer: "In C")
 1997 Nothing to Lose (writer: "In A Magazine")
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 1994 Musical Outsiders: An American Legacy (Documentary)
 1986 In Between the Notes (Short)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (w/John Cale): "Church of Anthrax", 1970 (Columbia)

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Is a pioneer in the development of minimalism, a form of Western classical music that favors rhythm over melody. See more »


The Father of Minimalism

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