Michigan composer William Bolcom has won the highest honor for artistic excellence in the USA.
Becca Lloyd has recently joined the staff at the New York post-production powerhouse “World Wide Audio Inc” as a resident composer.
A Composer's Notes: Remembering Miklós Rózsa
(with a Foreword by Leonard Pennario)
German composer Moritz Eggert has been appointed "composer in residence" for the season 2007/2008 at the Bochumer Symphoniker, a symphony orchestra in Bochum, Germany.
On 24 August composer James Tenney died, reportedly of lung cancer. Tenney was a contemporary classical music composer who was better known by his fellow composers than by the public.
On Thursday 24 August Canadian composer John Weinzweig died in a hospital in Toronto, Canada. The "dean of Canadian classical composing" was 93 years old.
The only photograph ever taken of Mozart's widow Constanze, was found back in the town archives of a Bavarian city.