Profile of the performer John Adams:
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer with strong roots in minimalism, born on 15.02.1947 in East Concord, New Hampshire, USA.
His best-known works include "Short Ride In A Fast Machine" (1986), "On The Transmigration Of Souls" (2002) and "Shaker Loops" (1978).
His well-known operas include "Nixon in China" (1987) and "Doctor Atomic" (2005).
Teaches composition and directs the New Music Ensemble at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.