Andrew Culver

(born Morristown, New Jersey, 1953) American/Canadian composer, multi-media artist and writer, who was the assistant to John Cage from 1981 until Cage's death in 1992. He programmed software to perform the chance operations central to Cage's work during this period, as well as worked on and directed peformances of all five of Cages "Europeras." Culver is the composer of Ocean 1-95, the orchestral component of Merce Cunningham's Ocean, which was performed in conjunction with David Tudor's electronic score Soundings: Ocean Diary. Conceived and planned by Cage and Cunningham, Ocean marked their final collaboration.

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