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Alan Menken
Monday, September 26, 2022 - 16:35

This year's Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award was given to Alan Menken. He received the prize Vienna, Austria, during a gala evening that was completely dedicated tot the composer.

Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 14:25

The Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) has awarded Scottish composer Thea Musgrave with a honorary membership. The 94 year old composer is still active.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 19:43

Austrian composer Peter Diesenberger has won a competition for composers — theme "Wasserkraft" (Water Power) — with his piece "River Stories".

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 16:05

German composer Kolja Lessing has received the Bundesverdienstkreuz ("Cross of Honor of Germany").

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 16:07

Basque composer Jon Bagues has received the Manuel Lekuona Prize for his long-time commitment to the Basque musical heritage.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 14:57

Experimental composer and pianist Daniel Ott has won the Swiss Music Prize (Grand Prix Musik) 2022.

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 16:20

The Zurich International Film Festival will honor English composer Rachel Portman with its career achievement award.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 10:00

OPERA America has announced that Pamela Madsenis one of the recipients of a Discovery Grant from the Opera Grants for Women Composers program.

Hans Zimmer
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 19:31

German film music composer has won an Oscar (Academy Award) for bes film music. He receives the prestigious award for his score for the Movie "Dune". It is Zimmer's second Oscar.

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 16:23

The Dresdner Kunstpreis (Dresden Art Prize, Germany) for 2022 was awarded to Sven Helbig. He will receive an amount of €7000.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 14:45

The Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks will recieve the 2022 Prize for European Church Music (Preis der Europäischen Kirchenmusik).

Monday, January 31, 2022 - 11:07

The 2022 John Cage Award for Music/Sound was won by Czech-born composer Petr Kotik.

Hans Zimmer
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 09:59

German composer Hans Zimmer has won his third Golden Globe in the category Best Film Music. He won the award for his score for "Dune".

Friday, December 24, 2021 - 12:24

Italian film music composer Michele Josia has won an Emmy Award for best original composition with the symphonic piece “River of the last valley”.

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Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 18:41

The Spanish-American composer Leonardo Balada has received the "XVIII Premio SGAE de la Música Iberoamericana Tomás Luis de Victoria".

Arvo Pärt
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 16:38

Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has received the German Cross of Honor (Bundesverdienstkreuz).

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 09:34

The 2021 Hermitage Prize in Composition was awarded to David "Clay" Mettens. He is the eighth recipient of this annual award.

Derrick Skye
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 15:51

American composer and Artistic Advisor of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Derrick Skye has won the 2021 Princess Grace Award.

Jörg Widmann
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:48

German composer Jörg Widmann has received the "Musikpreis der Stadt München" (Music Prize of the town Munich).

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:52

The 2021 Tirolean Art Priza (Tiroler Landespreis für Kunst) is awarded to Thomas Larcher. Larcher will receive an amount of €14000.

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