What character figured in the lives of both John Cage and James Bond? (I’ll refrain from posting any answers until there are several right ones, as there are bound to be.)
Ben Harper shot back the answer within seconds. Other answers showed considerable originality, and I got a big laugh out of the idea of Cage’s book M being about Bond’s boss.
Happy New Year. If you need to insult a composer at a party tonight, here’s an old classic:
“Your music will be played after Mozart’s and Beethoven’s is forgotten. And not before.”
Last three words sotto voce as needed.