Laurie Anderson

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Began career as a performance artist in the late 1960s, began recording in the late 1970s. Rose to popularity in early 1980s when 8-minute single, "O Superman" made it to No. 2 on the British pop charts. Early magnum opus was the two-night extravaganza "United States Parts I-IV" in 1983. Latest album "Life on A String" released in 2001. Laurie ... See full bio »

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 2021 Walking while Falling (Short) (composer)
 2015 Carcosa (Short)
 2015 Heart of a Dog (Documentary)
 2013 Emptying the Skies (Documentary)
 2011 Love Flesh (Documentary)
 2005 Hidden Inside Mountains (Short) (original score)
 2002 Life on a String (Short)
 1994 Puppet Motel (Video Game)
 1991 Police Call 110 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Der Riss (1991)
 1988 Willem Barents oppdagelsesreiser (TV Movie documentary) (music)
 1986 The Kitchen Presents Two Moon July (Documentary)
 1986 What You Mean We? (TV Movie)
 1984 Or D'Ur (Short)
 1984 Sharkey's Day (Video short)
 1983 No York City (Short)
 1981 Laurie Anderson: O Superman (Music Video)
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She was composer for Euripides' play, "Alcestis," in the American Repertory Theatre production at the Loeb Stage in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Rodney Scott Hudson (Death) and Paul Rudd (Admetus) in the cast. Robert Wilson was adapter. Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald were translators. Heiner Muller wrote additional text. ... See more »

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You can make a movie now with almost nothing and it will look pretty good. It's the same with a record.[2015] See more »


Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1991 See more »


In the early years of her career, she wore a white pants suit See more »

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