LANZA, Joseph. American, b. 1955. Genres: Music, Film. Career: Writer. Publications: Fragile Geometry: The Films, Philosophy, and Misadventures of Nicolas Roeg, 1989; Elevator Music: A Surreal History of Muzak, Easy-Listening, and Other Moodsong, 1994; The Cocktail: The Influence of Spirits on the American Psyche, 1995; Gravity: Tilted Perspectives on Rocketships, Rollercoasters, Earthquakes, and Angel Food, in press. Address: c/o St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010, U.S.A.