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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:59
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The original hand-written manuscripts of two compositions by Gustav Holst were rediscovered in Tauranga, New Zealand. They were found in the archives of the Bay of Plenty Symphonia.

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:17

Danish composer and installation artist Simon Steen-Andersen has won this year's Maurico Kagel Music Prize.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:39
Mark Andre

The "Kunst- und Kulturpreis der deutschen Katholiken" (Art and Culture Prize of German Catholics) for this year goes to Mark Andre.

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:38
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The Hungarian composer László Lajtha (1892-1963) will be honored by the Hungarian National Bank. A coin worth 2000 Forint will bear his name and portrait.

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:56
Eduard Artemyev

Russian film music composer and electronic music pioneer Eduard Artemyev has received the Dmitry Shostakovitch Prize. He receives the prize together with film maker and actor Nikita Mikhalkov.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 21:19
Harold Faltermeyer

German composer Harold Faltermeyer — who is famous for a.o.

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:36

The young Mexican composer Juan Pablo Contreras has received the Presser Music Award. The award is for composers who have the potential to contribute significantly in the field of music.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 16:44
Stephen Schwartz

At the 2017 ASCAP Screen Music Awards ceremony on 15 May, composer Stephen Schwartz has been awarded with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 17:53
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Film music composer Jerry Goldsmith, who died in 2004, has received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:23
Alan Silvestri

On May 10 film music composer Alan Silvestri will be honored with the 2017 BMI Icon Award at the annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards. Broadcast Music, Inc.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 14:00

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize for music goes to Chinese composer Yun Du for her opera Angel's Bone.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 13:27
Oscar Bettison

The 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship awards for music composition have been announced.

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:21

On request of Danielle Baas I publish the below call for works.

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:14
Alan Menken

The Johnny Mercer Award — which is the highest honor bestowed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame — for 2017 will go to Alan Menken.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 15:10

The 34th Reina Sofía prize for composition has been won by Basque composer Antonio Lauzurika.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 14:42

German composer Benjamin Scheuer has won this year's Busoni Composition Prize. The award, worth €6000, will be given to the composer on 24 November 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 10:18

The Hindemith Prize for this year goes to Canadian composer Samy Moussa.

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