John Cale

John Cale

Welsh composer, singer-songwriter and record producer
Experimental trailblazer who melded proto-punk, folk-rock, and the avant-garde, as part of the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist and producer.
BornMarch 9, 1942
HometownGarnant, United Kingdom
Net worth$10 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseBetsey Johnson (m 1968 - 1971)
PartnerClaudia Gould (1997 - present) , Jane Friedman
ChildrenEden Cale
ParentsMargaret Davies , William Arthur George Cale


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John Cale on Embracing Pop and the Avant-Garde

  • John Cale didn’t come to popular music from the usual places. His muse was born in the classical avant-garde, and when the young Welsh musician first arrived in New York in the early 1960s, he was pulled first into the evocative drone sounds of La Monte Young, joining on viola the composer’s Theatre of Eternal … John Cale on Embracing Pop and the Avant-Garde Read More » The post John Cale on Embracing Pop and the Avant-Garde appeared first on SPIN.


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