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Conversations with Richard Fidler: Joshua Cody
Code: 114  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Biography & Memoir, Music, , Science & Environment
Friday, May 18 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Richard Fidler, Joshua Cody
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When thirtysomething New York composer Joshua Cody was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer that failed to respond to chemo, he did all the predictable things: got drunk, had anonymous sex, agreed to a bone-marrow transplant, read Ezra Pound and decided to write a book about it all. [sic] is a wild and stimulating ride through music, poetry, design, illness, sex and family. He talks to Richard Fidler.

Presented with 702 ABC Sydney.

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Richard Fidler (Australian)

Richard Fidler presents Conversations with Richard Fidler, a long-form interview program broadcast across Australia on ABC Local Radio and Radio National. Richard has interviewed CIA agents, ex-prisoners, astronauts and the Dalai Lama. He’s particularly partial to people unknown to the broader community who have seen and done amazing things. In another life Richard was a member of comedy group The Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS), which played to audiences all over the world.

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Joshua Cody (International)

Joshua Cody was just about to receive his PhD when he was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. Facing a bone-marrow transplant and full radiation, he charts his struggle: the fury, the tendency to self-destruction and the ruthless grasping for life and sensation in his book [sic]. Joshua received his bachelor’s degree in music composition from Northwestern University, and his master’s and doctoral degrees from Columbia University. He is a composer living in New York City.

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