After leading various competition teams at Stanford, Addison became a master of mechanical engineering and was picked up by Apple out of college to assume a lead role in their manufacturing operations for the original i Mac retina display.
Billy Budd is the composer's second “nautical” opera, in which the sea, the rocking of the waves and the gusts of wind are reflected in every single bar of music.
I was getting arrested multiple times, but at the same time, always very respectful to my teachers and elders.
I was unsure of who I was and who I wanted to be,” he says.
.’ And then what went through my mind was just how cool and exciting it is,” Johnson tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story.
“And then I thought, ‘Wow, we’ve pretty much reached the pinnacle.’ I’m not quite too sure where we go from here.
Britten was also a passionate pacifist, who possessed a great sense of justice, and he personally resented violence, be it in war conflicts or committed on individuals.