Composer Franz Waxman Was Born On This Day in 1906 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Jewish-American Composer Franz Waxman was born on this day in 1906 - 112 years ago

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Franz Waxman

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

Varese Sarabande

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