WILLIAM BASINSKI



Your favourite virtue ::
honesty

Your favourite qualities in a man ::
strength

Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
beauty and fortitude

Your favourite occupation ::
composer

Your idea of happiness ::
my garden

Your idea of misery ::
nyc

If not yourself, who would you be ::
David Bowie

Where would you like to live ::
Italy, maybe Sicily

Your favourite colour and flower ::
turquoise, gardenia

Your favourite prose authors ::
Proust, Genet

Your favourite poets
Walt Whitman

Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
Harry Potter (at the moment!)

Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
-

Your favourite painters and composers ::
James Elaine, Roger Justice, Brian Eno and Steve Reich, Arvo Part, Lauridson

Your favourite heroes in real life ::
Barack Obama at the moment

Your favourite heroines in real life ::
Susn Bryant, my studio manager

What character(s) in history do you most dislike ::
-

Your favourite food and drink ::
beer cigarettes and coffee

Your favourite names ::
Vivian and Ondine

Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) ::
nyc

The change you most anticipate ::
just did it

A gift of nature which I would like to have ::
rain ths winter in california

How I would like to die ::
gloriously and romantically...perhaps a car crash in my 1950 cadillac through no fault of my own

What is your present state of mind ::
happy

Of what fault are you most tolerant ::
inexperience

Your favourite motto ::
just because you can do it doesn't mean you should

9 septembre 2008

William Basinski is a classically trained musician and composer who has been working in experimental media for over 25 years. William is living in New York City.

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:: the questionnaire is based on the original "questionnaire of Marcel Proust", created by Antoinette Faure around 1890.