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Richard Wolfson was born to an orthodox Jewish family. In his early years he learnt piano and guitar, and, at the age of 17, formed the first of a succession of bands with Saunders. Towering Inferno was conceived as a large scale multimedia stage project, involving film and electronics. Wolfson and Saunders met with and were impressed by the Hungarian poet Endre Szkárosi and his cryptic poetry was a stimulus for their…

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  • I heard it once on the radio in the nineties and ordered it but it never arrived, it was hard to get stuff in the pre-internet days in Australia. It was not till I visited New York did I find a second hand copy.
  • Kaddish is a simply brilliant album. Pity it's rather unknown.
  • i got Kaddish in the mid 90s and it has given me much pleasure continuously, a friend of mine saw the live event and said it was fantastic.
  • only 4 comments? too bad so many people can't appreciate this music
  • listen to me. we´re muc h alike! http://www.lastfm.de/music/The+World+Is+Foam
  • I still remember the day I bought Kaddish, it came with a sticker on it that had a quote from Brian Eno saying this is the most frightening album I've ever heard. Easily one of the best and most underrated albums of the 90's and I really wish these guys had done more than just this one thing like this.
  • Brilliant.
  • This music has destroyed my brain

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