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Eugene Zador, Hungarian composer. Recipient Hungarian Grand Prix, 1934, Benjamin prize, 1960. Member Motion Picture Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Background

Zador, Eugene was born on November 5, 1894 in Bataszek, Hungary. Son of Josef and Pauline (Boerman) Zador.

Education

Came to the United States, 1939, naturalized, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy, University Halle (Germany) and Muenster (Germany), 1921. Doctor of Music (honorary), New York College Music, 1935, Chicago Conservatory-College, 1971.

Career

Professor Vienna (Austria) Conservatory, 1921-1938. Chief orchestrator Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Hollywood, California, 1940-1941, 48-60. Performed in the United States and abroad, including in Budapest, Hungary, Vienna, Berlin, Germany, Paris, France, London, England., New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Los Angeles.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer 70 orchestral works, including Chamber Concerto, 1930, Divertimento for Strings, 1954, Elegie and Dance, 1954, Christmas Overture, 1961, Aria and Allegro for Strings and Brass, 1966, Hungarian Scherzo, 1977, Studies for Orchestra, 1971, Hungarian Caprice, 1921, Contrasts for Orchestra, 1969, Suite for Brass, 1961. Composer 13 operas, including Christopher The Inspector General, 1935, Azra, 1936, Columbus, 1939, The Magic Chair, 1965, The Virgin and the Fawn, 1965, The Scarlet Mill, 1968, Yehu, 1974. Composer chamber music including Suite for Brass, 1961, Suite for Woodwind Quintet, 1972, Brass Quintet, 1973.

Membership

Member Motion Picture Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Connections

Married Maria Steiner, November 9, 1946. Children: Leslie, Margaret (Mistress.

father:
Josef Zador

mother:
Pauline (Boerman) Zador

spouse:
Maria Steiner

children:
Leslie Zador

Margaret (Mrs Zador