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Thursdays – American Composers of the 20th century

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Thursdays – American Composers of the 20th century

9/9 & 9/23 @ 2:00 PM/CH

Instructor: Ira Miller         

Jewish Film Composers by examining the work of Franz Waxman and Victor Young.  Franz was both a jazz pianist and classical composer who won back-to-back Academy Awards for his work on Sunset Boulevard and A Place in the Sun.  Victor Young, a beloved band leader who brought the notion of having a memorable popular song to his film scores, won his last Academy Award posthumously for “Around the World in 80 Days,” beating out Elmer Bernstein’s effort on the Ten Commandments.