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Gian Carlo Menotti.  Photo: G. Schirmer Archives #music #GSchirmer #composer

Gian Carlo Menotti. Photo: G. Schirmer Archives #music #GSchirmer #composer

Sound Song | A great way for K-1 students to begin composing their own music - Compose with icons - Students will be thrilled to hear their piece performed by the whole class.

Sound Song | A great way for K-1 students to begin composing their own music - Compose with icons - Students will be thrilled to hear their piece performed by the whole class.

Mark Adamo. Photo © Martin Gram #music #GSchirmer #composer

Mark Adamo. Photo © Martin Gram #music #GSchirmer #composer

Karel Husa-The event has been referenced in popular music, including the music of Karel Kryl, Luboš Fišer's Requiem, and Karel Husa's Music for Prague 1968.[86] The Israeli song "Prague", written by Shalom Hanoch and performed by Arik Einstein at the Israel Song Festival of 1969, was a lamentation on the fate of the city after the Soviet invasion and mentions Jan Palach's Self-immolation.

Karel Husa-The event has been referenced in popular music, including the music of Karel Kryl, Luboš Fišer's Requiem, and Karel Husa's Music for Prague 1968.[86] The Israeli song "Prague", written by Shalom Hanoch and performed by Arik Einstein at the Israel Song Festival of 1969, was a lamentation on the fate of the city after the Soviet invasion and mentions Jan Palach's Self-immolation.

Gian Carlo Menotti (07/07/1911 - 01/02/2007)

Gian Carlo Menotti (07/07/1911 - 01/02/2007)

John Corigliano. Photo © J. Henry Fair #music #GSchirmer #composer

John Corigliano. Photo © J. Henry Fair #music #GSchirmer #composer

† Gian Carlo Menotti (November 7, 1911 - February 1, 2007) Italian composer, known from composer Samuel Barber.

† Gian Carlo Menotti (November 7, 1911 - February 1, 2007) Italian composer, known from composer Samuel Barber.

Gunther Schuller. Photo © Bachrach #music #GSchirmer #composer

Gunther Schuller. Photo © Bachrach #music #GSchirmer #composer

Gian Carlo Menotti (1911 – 2007) was an Italian-American composer and librettist. Although he often referred to himself as an American composer, he kept his Italian citizenship. He wrote the classic Christmas opera Amahl and the Night Visitors, along with over two dozen other operas intended to appeal to popular taste. He won a Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Consul (1950) and for The Saint of Bleecker Street (1955).

Gian Carlo Menotti (1911 – 2007) was an Italian-American composer and librettist. Although he often referred to himself as an American composer, he kept his Italian citizenship. He wrote the classic Christmas opera Amahl and the Night Visitors, along with over two dozen other operas intended to appeal to popular taste. He won a Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Consul (1950) and for The Saint of Bleecker Street (1955).

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