In Memory of Maryanne Amacher

From NYTimes.com, Alvin Curran writes of Maryanne Amacher.

Maryanne Amacher, malnourished bundle of genius and bone, thin, taut drinker’s muscle and brains that literally burst in waves of successive icti, the strongest and most fragile woman I have ever known, unequivocally one of the greatest music-makers of the 20th century — a title she would have mocked and laughed at, but cherished in quiet — left in the middle of her life without even so much as sweeping the leaves off her front porch.