John Tasker Howard

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John Tasker Howard (1890-1964) is name-checked on the cover of "Freak Out!" (1966) under the heading "These People Have Contributed Materially In Many Ways To Make Our Music What It Is. Please Do Not Hold It Against Them".

FZ wrote in the foreword to "Absolutely Free: The Complete Libretto": "Music has always shown how people think and feel, according to John Tasker Howard. He is probably right".

American writer documenting the history of music making in America.

He occasionally composed songs and arranged music.