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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Zahavi, David Goldis, David 1910 1977 Israeli Composer who has created 400 songs
Zamecnik, John Stepan Lee, Dorothy; Baxter, Lionel; Creighton, R.L. (Robert); de Castro, Arturo; "Josh and Ted"; Hathaway, J. (Jane); Hawthorne, Kathryn; Hudson, Roberta; Kawelo; Lowell, Ioane J. Edgar; Reynard, Jules; Van Norman, F. (Frederick); Vinton, Hal and Wel 1872 1953 American composer and conductor. He is best known for the "photoplay music" he composed for use during silent films by pianists, organists, and orchestras.
Zaninelli, Luigi Hayward, Lou 1932 Italian-American composer of vocal and instrumental music. Zaninelli has published over 300 works. He uses the name "Lou Hayward" for his jazz compositions and arrangements and his given name for his "serious" compositions.
Zanon, Maffeo 1882 1968 Italian musicologist and music arranger
Zaret, Hy Hyman Harry Zaritsky 1907 2007 Academy Award-nominated songwriter and lyricist ("Unchained Melody", 1955, with composer Alex North for the film "Unchained") and attorney, educated at West Virginia University and the Brooklyn Law School (LL.B). He practised law for several years, then joined the United States Army in World War II, serving in the Special Services where he wrote special material for the album "Strictly G.I."
Zawinul, Josef Zawinul, Joe 1932 2007 Austrian jazz keyboardist and composer. First coming to prominence with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, Zawinul went on to play with trumpeter Miles Davis, and to become one of the creators of jazz fusion, an innovative musical genre that combined jazz with elements of rock and world music.
Zegree, Steve 1953 2015 American vocal jazz conductor and educator. Dr. Steve Zegree is also active as a jazz pianist, conductor, clinician, and adjudicator. Dr. Zegree's choral arrangements have been published by Hal Leonard, Warner Bros., Alfred Publications and Shawnee Press,
Zelenka, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Johann Dismas; Zelenka, Jan Lukáš 1679 1745 Czech composer and musician of the Baroque period. His music is admired for its harmonic inventiveness and counterpoint.
Zernzik, Simon
Zihn, Johann Friedrich 1650 1719 German poet and hymn writer
Zimmermann, Heinz Werner 1930 German compooser . Zimmermann’s best-known works are his sacred motets with plucked double bass, his organ psalms, and his "Prosalieder". Among his chief works are his Missa profana, the sacred oratorio The Bible of Spirituals as well as his Symphonia sacra.
Zipper, Herbert 1904 1997 Austrian musician and conductor produced clandestine musical perfoemances in the Dachau concentration camp. In 1946 he emigrated to the USA where he developed several community arts programmes.
Zytowski, Carl 1921 Carl Zytowski is Professor of Music, Emeritus, University of California, Santa Barbara, where he joined the faculty in 1951, teaching voice, conducting and directing the UCSB Opera Theater. He has also been on the faculty of the Music Academy of the West, and the National School of Opera, London