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Lindsay Cooper

bsn, ob, 1951-2013 GB, London
Musician / Composer of Jazz and Rock

Lindsay Cooper (3 March 1951 – 18 September 2013) was an English bassoon and oboe player, composer and political activist. Best known for her work with the band Henry Cow, she was also a member of Comus, National Health, News from Babel and David Thomas and the Pedestrians. She collaborated with a number of musicians, including Chris Cutler and Sally Potter, and co-founded the Feminist Improvising Group. She wrote scores for film and TV and a song cycle Oh Moscow which was performed live around the world in 1987. She also recorded a number of solo albums, including Rags (1980), The Gold Diggers (1983) and Music For Other Occasions (1986).

        
Instruments
  • Bassoon
  • Oboe
  • Recorder
  • Flute
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Electronic
  • Folk
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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Angels On The Edge Of TimeLindsay Cooper, Fred Frith, Gianni Gebbia, Lars Hollmer2015Album
Rarities (Volumes 1 & 2)Lindsay Cooper2014Compil.
A View From The Bridge - Composed WorksLindsay Cooper1998Album
Pia MaterLindsay Cooper & Charles Gray1997Album
Sahara DustLindsay Cooper1993Album
An Angel On The BridgeLindsay Cooper1991Album
Rags / The GolddiggersLindsay Cooper1991Compil.
Schrödinger's CatLindsay Cooper1991Album
Oh MoscowLindsay Cooper1991Album
Music For Other OccasionsLindsay Cooper1986Album
The Gold DiggersLindsay Cooper1983Album
Pictures From The Great ExhibitionLindsay Cooper1983Single
Live At The BastilleMaggie Nicols, Lindsay Cooper, Joëlle Léandre1982Album
RagsLindsay Cooper1980Album
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Lindsay Cooper b GB 1940-2001 Jazz
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