John Cage is one of my favorite composers. It's too bad all most people know of him is something about something vaguely somthing related to "4'33". Admittedly, as compositions go, it's just too easy a target for comedy.
This past week marked the work's 54th birthday. Here's a tasty link that leads you to all and many varied things on the web related to Cage's infamous work. Includes a link to a website where you can even spend 5 bucks or so to own the "score".