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Tony Conrad

Composer / Film Director / Musician / Writer / Television Producer | * 07/03/1940 († 75, 04/09/2016) | Concord, New Hampshire (United States of America (USA))
Anthony Schmalz "Tony" Conrad (March 7, 1940 – April 9, 2016) was an American video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, composer, sound artist, teacher, and writer. Active in a variety of media since the early 1960s, he was a pioneer of both drone music and structural film. As a musician, he was an important figure in the New York minimalist scene of the early 1960s, during which time he performed as part of the Theatre of Eternal Music (along with John Cale, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela, and others). He became recognized as a filmmaker for his 1966 film The Flicker. He performed and collaborated with a wide range of artists over the course of his career. ()
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Anthony Schmalz "Tony" Conrad was an American avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, composer, sound artist, teacher, and writer. Active in a variety of media since the early 1960s, he was a pioneer of both structural film and drone music. He performed and collaborated with a wide range of artists over the course of his career, most prominently La Monte Young's 1960s New York experimental music group Theatre of Eternal Music.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Music | Comedies

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Movies with Tony Conrad as Actor(12)

Movies with Tony Conrad as Crew(13)

Lighting/Lighting Director1993 The Genius
Directing/Director1981 Accordion
Directing/Director1977 Cycles of 3s and 7s
Directing/Director1977 Movie Show
Camera/Director of Photography1970 Coming Attractions
Directing/Director1970 Straight and Narrow
Directing/Director1966 The Flicker
Crew/Sound Recordist1963 Flaming Creatures
Sound/Music1963 Flaming Creatures
Sound/Music Director1963 Chumlum
Sound/Music1963 Chumlum
Sound/Music1961 The Autumn Feast

Full Name: Tony Conrad
Born: Wednesday, 07/03 1940 (July) in Concord, New Hampshire (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 04/09 2016 (April) in Cheektowaga (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Harvard University
Employer: University at Buffalo
Represented by: Video Data Bank
Spouses (current/former): Beverly Grant, Paige Sarlin
Children: Theodore Conrad
Siblings: Daniel Conrad
Father: Arthur Emil Conrad
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Parfitt
Other names for Tony Conrad (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Anthony Conrad"
Tony Conrad frequently works together with these people:
Beverly Grant (10x, Actress)
Jonas Mekas (10x, Crew)
Mario Montez (8x, Actor)
Francis Francine (6x, Actor)
Angus MacLise (6x, Actor)
Piero Heliczer (6x, Actor)
Joe Gibbons (6x, Crew)
Andy Warhol (5x, Crew)
Jerry Tartaglia (4x, Crew)
Emily Breer (4x, Crew)
Mary Jordan (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1404646, Added: 09/05/2019, Last updated: 06/05/2021