Terry Riley (Colfax, California, 24 de junio de 1935) es un compositor musical estadounidense asociado a la corriente minimalista. Biografía. Educado en la Universidad Estatal de San Francisco y en el Conservatorio de Música de San Francisco. Más tarde ganaría un premio de composición en la Universidad de California en Berkeley.
Terrence Mitchell "Terry" Riley (born June 24, 1935) is an American composer and performing musician best known as a pioneer of the minimalist school of composition. Influenced by jazz and Indian classical music , his work became notable for its innovative use of repetition , tape music techniques, and delay systems . 
Terry Riley – In C. Terry Riley compuso In C en 1964. Con esta obra seminal, que es además una de las piezas más importantes dentro de la historia de la música del siglo XX, el compositor estaba marcando una etapa estilística definitoria para el minimalismo.
Terry Riley. US American composer (born June 24, 1935, Colfax, California). Credited with being the principal instigator of the minimalist/repetitive music genre. He was a disciple of Indian classical vocalist Pandit Pran Nath. Riley has resided in Japan since February 2020.
Terry Riley Biography by Jason Ankeny Minimalist pioneer Terry Riley was among the most revolutionary composers of the postwar era; famed for his introduction of repetition into Western music motifs, he also masterminded early experiments in tape loops and delay systems.