Jewish-American Composer Franz Waxman was born on this day in 1906 – 112 years ago.
Dying in 1967, Waxman is remembered predominantly for his film music work – earning Academy Awards for the scores to Sunset Boulevard (1950) and A Place In the Sun (1951).
His major contributions to the violin repertoire include 3 virtuosic concert work – Carmen Fantasie, Tristan and Isolde Fantasy and Auld Lang Syne Variations.
VC ARTIST BOMSORI KIM & DANIEL BLUMENTHAL | WAXMAN | CARMEN FANTASY | 2015 QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Legends of Hollywood: Franz Waxman, Vol. 1 |CD|
Franz Waxman, Composer
Release Date: July 1, 1991