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Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Judith Lang Zaimont, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
Judith Lang Zaimont (1945-) was born in Memphis, Tennessee and now lives in Edina, Minnesota. She is composer, teacher, wife, mother, musicologist, and musical historian. Thus, she is the subject of multiple essays and doctoral dissertations while at the same time editing the acclaimed book series, The Musical Woman: An International Perspective. She began winning musical awards and honors in the early 1960s and has began anew in the new millennium by being named "Honored Composer" at the Van Cliburn International Competition American Composers Invitational in 2001. She has written vocal and choral, chamber and orchestral, and operatic music. Much of her corpus is Jewish religious music.
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Eric Zeisl, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
Composer Eric Zeisl (1905-1959) left Austria because of growing anti-Semitism. He spent a brief time in Paris, then moved to the United States, settling in Hollywood. He became an American citizen in 1945. Among his students was famed film composer Jerry Goldsmith.
Submit sites dealing with the life or music of Jan Dismas Zelenka, including biographies, discographies, analyses of his compositions, or bibliographies.
Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka was born in 1679, on the eve of the Late Baroque Period and died in 1745, as the Classical Period was preparing to dawn.
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Alexander von Zemlinsky, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
Late Romantic composer Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871-1942) was born in Austria of Polish parents. He wrote symphonies and other orchestral pieces, operas, choral works, piano pieces, chamber music, and a ballet.
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Zhou Long, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
Chinese-American composer Zhou Long (1953-) felt the impact of the Cultural Revolution in his early years. He completed his early musical education in China and received a doctorate from Columbia University in 1993. Dr. Zhou married composer and former classmate Chen Yi.
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Hans Zimmer, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
German born Hans Florian Zimmer (1957-) began as a composer by writing advertising jingles. He became part of rock and roll trivia immortality before ever scoring a movie by composing the first song ever done on MTV, the Buggles, "Video Killed the Radio Star." His film credits include Driving Miss Daisy, Crimson Tide, The Prince of Egypt, and Gladiator. Zimmer received multiple Oscar nominations, beginning with Rain Man and winning for The Lion King.
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Domenico Zipoli, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
Italian composer Domenico Zipoli (1688-1726) also studied for the priesthood, finishing his studies in the New World but dying before a bishop arrived for his ordination. His music drew favorable response on both sides of the Atlantic.
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of León Zuckert, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
Born in the Ukraine, Canadian composer, violinist, violist, and conductor León Zuckert (1904-1992) also developed an interest in Latin America and those regional influences sometimes emerge in his works.
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
Zwilich was born in 1939 in Miami, Florida. She attended Florida State University and Juilliard, studying composition with Roger Sessions and Elliott Carter. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in music which she did in 1983 for Three Movements for Orchestra (Symphony no. 1).
Please submit sites dealing with the life or music of Gregory Zymnet, including biographies, discographies, analyses of compositions, or bibliographies.
A composer of music for film, TV, and musicals who graduated from the NYU film school and the UCLA Extension for film scoring.
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