After completing his military service in Denmark, Per Biorn studied electrical engineering, then emigrated to the United States in 1962.
From 1934 to 1937, John Cage studied composition with Arnold Schoenberg in California.
In the early 1960s, Lucinda Childs studied dance with Merce Cunningham and Robert Dunn.
Cecil H. Coker
At Bell Labs, Cecil H. Coker focused primarily on researching articulatory speech synthesis.
Born in São Paulo (Brazil) to Scandinavian parents, Öyvind Fahlström spent a portion of his adult life in Sweden. He moved to New York in 1961.
At Bell Labs, Ralph Flynn focused primarily on researching the amplification of electrical signals.
In his 1960’s paintings and sculptures, Alex Hay depicted the formal properties of everyday objects.
Along with her collaborators, she attempted to blur the line traditionally separating trained and untrained dancers.
At Bell Labs, Larry Heilos focused primarily on laser research.
At Bell Labs, Peter Hirsch focused primarily on researching underwater sound output and radar technologies.
Harold Hodges began his career as a clockmaker. At Bell Labs, he focused mainly on laser research.
At Bell Labs, Bill Kaminski focused mainly on research into wireless radio transmission.
Robert V. Kieronski
At Bell Labs, Robert Kieronski focused primarily on digital information processing systems.
Billy Klüver was born in 1927 to Swedish and Norwegian parents. In 1951, he earned an electrical engineering degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
At Bell Labs, Jim McGee focused mainly on research into holograms.
In the early 1960’s, Steve Paxton was a dancer with the Jose Limon company.
After spending her childhood and adolescence in San Francisco, Yvonne Rainer moved to New York in 1956.
In 1947, Robert Rauschenberg studied at the Académie Julian, in Paris, before returning to the United States.
At Bell Labs, Robby Robinson focused primarily on researching cellular telephony.
Alfons Schilling was born in Basel, Switzerland, in 1934. From 1956 to 1959, he studied at the Akademie für angewandte Kunst.
Herb Schneider studied in Bebek, Turkey, and in the U.S. He joined Bell Labs while still a university student.
As a child, Tudor studied the piano, and in 1942, he passed the exam to become a member of the American Guild of Organists.
Fred Waldhauer earned an engineering degree from Cornell University (N.Y.) and a master’s degree from Columbia (N.Y.).
At Bell Labs, Martin Wazowicz focused primarily on microwave research.
Between 1953 and 1957, Robert Whitman completed a degree in English literature at Rutgers (N.J.), and studied art history at Columbia (N.Y.).
At Bell Labs, Witt Witnebert focused mainly on research into lasers.
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At Bell Labs, Dick Wolff focused mainly on research into superconductors.