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John Zorn Receives Schuman Award From Columbia

Composer John Zorn will receive the 2007 William Schuman Award from Columbia University on Thursday, April 26 at Columbia’s Miller Theatre.

The School of Arts at Columbia has periodically given the Schuman Award over the last 25 years, which entails a direct, unrestricted grant of $50,000. The purpose of the award, given by the Dean of the School of Arts, is to “recognize the lifetime achievement of an American composer whose works have been widely performed and generally acknowledged to be of lasting significance.”

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