of the International Rescue Committee. Archived from the original on February 9, 2013. 1971) are his children from his first marriage, to theater director JoAnne Akalaitis (married 1965, divorced 1980). Writings on Glass, Berkeley, Los Angeles; London: University of California Press,. . 43 (Glass also composed a prestigious work for chorus and orchestra for the opening of the Games, The Olympian: Lighting of the Torch and Closing ). 78 79 Other orchestral projects of 2010 are short orchestral scores for films; to a multimedia presentation based on the novel Icarus at the Edge of Time by theoretical physicist Brian Greene, which premiered on June 6, 2010. 7 8, glass founded the, philip Glass Ensemble, with which he still performs on keyboards. Linda Matchan, "Glass's music keeps films moving", Boston Globe, January 11, 2009 "Maria Bachmann Schedule". Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) 1 is an American composer. "Cinema blossoms in the desert". Retrieved January 2, 2016. 45 Eventually Company was published as Glass's String Quartet. Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's "Akhnaten".