The Black Rider
(TV Movie) (by - as William Burroughs) / (libretto - as William Burroughs)
(texts - as William Burroughs)
Robert Wilson, Tom Waits and his musical, "The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets," was performed in an American Contemporary Theatre production in San Francisco, California with Marianne Faithfull and Matt McGrath in the cast.
4 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
6 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
7 Articles |
William Burroughs | William Lee
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Ilse Herzfeld Klapper
Did You Know?
America is not a young land: it is old and dirty and evil before the settlers, before the Indians. The evil is there waiting.
Created the "cut-up" style of writing along with Brion Gysin
, in which sections of a story are cut up and reassembled to create a new story. This technique is similar to the "tape collage" style of experimental music, which Burrough was known to dabble in.
Gravelly voice, a fedora tipped to the right with heavy glasses and dark, sardonic sense of humor.