Italian composer Luigi Nono’s career told the story of European communism writ large: brash and revolutionary at the height of the 1960s and ‘70s, reflective and uncertain as the Italian Communist Party collapsed and the possibility of radical change receded. His life is a reminder that no artist is free from the politics of our time.
Jackson Albert Mann is an activist, musician, and writer from Boston, MA. He is a teaching artist at Berklee College of Music’s city music program, an adjunct professor of music at Bunker Hill Community College, and a member of the MCCC Teachers Union. He is also an active member of the Boston Democratic Socialists of America.