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Dmitri Shostakovich
Jeudi, Septembre 28, 2017 - 16:19

On 25 September, Dmitri Shostakovich's birthday, it was announced that a previously unknown composition of this composer was found in Moscow’s central archive,

Arvo Pärt
Mercredi, Septembre 27, 2017 - 14:32

Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is one of three winners of the 2017 Ratzinger Prize, named after Joseph Ratzinger, the former pope Benedict XVI.

Gustav Holst
Mercredi, Juillet 19, 2017 - 10:59

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.

Lundi, Juillet 17, 2017 - 11:17

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

Mercredi, Juillet 12, 2017 - 10:39

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

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Lundi, Juillet 3, 2017 - 10:38

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.

Eduard Artemyev
Lundi, Juin 26, 2017 - 10:56

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.

Harold Faltermeyer
Lundi, Juin 19, 2017 - 21:19

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

Lundi, Mai 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.

Stephen Schwartz
Jeudi, Mai 18, 2017 - 16:44

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

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Jeudi, Mai 11, 2017 - 17:53

Film music composer Jerry Goldsmith, who died in 2004, has received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Alan Silvestri
Vendredi, Avril 14, 2017 - 10:23

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.

Mercredi, Avril 12, 2017 - 14:00

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

Oscar Bettison
Mercredi, Avril 12, 2017 - 13:27

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

Vendredi, Avril 7, 2017 - 12:21

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

Alan Menken
Vendredi, Avril 7, 2017 - 12:14

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

Mercredi, Mars 1, 2017 - 15:10

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

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