Composer Franz Waxman Died On This Day in 1967 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Jewish-American composer Franz Waxman died on this day in 1967 from cancer – aged 59

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Jewish-American composer Franz Waxman died on this day in 1967 from cancer – aged 59.

A prolific composer, he left a legacy of over 150 film scores and an abundant collection of concert works – including violin virtuosic bravura pieces ‘Carmen Fantasie’, ‘Tristan and Isolde Fantasy’ and ‘Auld Lang Syne Variations’.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST EMMANUEL TJEKNAVORIAN | WAXMAN | CARMEN FANTASY | 2015 SIBELIUS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION

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