|Varèses wife, Louise, answered the phone|
Frank made a decision that he would contact Edgard Varèse. Zappa deduced that somebody who looked like a angry scientist could only live in a place named Greenwich Village. So he called New York information and wanted to know if they had a listing for Edgard Varèse. Of course, they did. They even provided him the home address: 188 Sullivan Street.
His wife, Louise, answered the telephone. She told to Frank that he wasn't there. She said he was in Brussels creating a composition for the World's Fair ("Poème électronique") and suggested he call back in a few weeks. Frank: "I don't remember exactly what I said when I finally spoke to him -- probably something articulate like "Gee -- I really dig your music.""
Varèse explained that he was focusing on a new piece called "Déserts," which thrilled Frank since Lancaster, California, was in the desert.
Later, Frank wrote a letter to Varèse...
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