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Name  Tzvi Avni
Role  Composer
Albums  Tzvi Avni

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Awards  EMET Prize in Culture and Arts
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Tzvi Avni (first name sometimes spelled Zvi; Hebrew: צבי אבני‎‎; born Hermann Jakob Steinke 1927) is an Israeli composer.

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Biography

Tzvi Avni was born in Saarbrücken, Germany, and emigrated to Mandate Palestine as a child. He studied with Paul Ben-Haim.

On the recommendation of Edgard Varèse, he became involved with the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center in the 1960s. Later he founded an electronic studio at the Jerusalem Academy of Music, following the guidelines of his mentor in New York, Vladimir Ussachevsky.

Awards

In 2001, Avni was awarded the Israel Prize, for music. On September 11, 2012, Avni was made honorary citizen of Saarbrücken.

References

Tzvi Avni Wikipedia


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