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Composer Andrew Norman tries to evoke Gehry home in 'Frank's House'
Composer Andrew Norman tries to evoke Gehry home in 'Frank's House'

Andrew Norman is rhapsodizing over Frank Gehry's house in Santa Monica, where a few months ago Norman was given what the famous architect calls "the full Monty," a tour inside and out, accompanied by ample commentary from Gehry and his wife, Berta. "It has a quality which is almost sort of punk, iconoclastic and in-your-face," the 35-year-old composer says with earnest wonderment. "And when you get inside the house, it's incredibly luminous and spacious and whimsical and really lovely." As opposed, say, to what one encounters chez Norman. The house where the composer recently finished "Frank's House," a 10-minute musical...

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