American Violinist Paul Zukofsky Was Born On This Day in 1943 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist, conductor and pedagogue Paul Zukofsky was born on this day in 1943

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Paul Zukofsky Violinist Cover

American violinist, conductor and pedagogue Paul Zukofsky was born on this day in 1943.

A graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied with Ivan Galamian, Mr Zukofsky was a former 1st prize winner at the Young Concert Artist International Auditions – and served a long term teaching position on faculty at the University of Southern California’s Arnold Schoenberg Institute.

He will be remembered as one of the 20th Century’s leading advocates of new music – having worked closely with contemporary composers John Cage, Elliott Carter, George Crumb, Krzysztof Penderecki and Philip Glass.

Mr Zukofsky passed away from non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2017 – aged 73.

 

PAUL ZUKOFSKY | STEVEN REICH | ‘VIOLIN PHASE’ FOR SOLO VIOLIN | 1969

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