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Zimbalist, Efrem
Pastorale; Tarantella; Biblical Trip­tych; chamber music, piano pieces and fifty songs. Home: 1433 N. Sycamore, Hollywood 28, Calif.
Zaniecnik, J. S., composer, conductor; b. Cleveland, Ohio, May 14, 1872. ASCAP 1924. Studied with Dvorak, Prague Cons. Played violin with Pittsburgh Symph. under Victor Her­bert, then became musical director Cleveland Hippodrome, writing origi­nal music for stage presentations. Composed comprehensive catalog of music for the silent films extensively used in America and England. Later created original music for sound films. Active in development of music in schools. Works: Neapolitan Nights; Out of the Dusk to You; Indian Dawn; One Fleeting Hour; Aloha Sunset Land; My Paradise; Spirit of America; I'm A-Longin Fo' You; Jealous Moon; Be Thou Mi/ Guide; Love Sonnets. Home: 902 S. Duns-muir Ave., Los Angeles 36, Calif.
Zaret, Hy (Hyman H. Zaret), author; b. New York, N.Y., Aug. 21, 1907. ASCAP 1942. Educ.: High School of Commerce; West Virginia Univ.; Brooklyn Law School, Bachelor of Laws. Practiced law for several years in New York. Wrote special material for night-club revues, gave up law for music. World War II, in armed forces. Has written lyrics for popular songs, art songs, texts and lyrics for cantatas, musical folk tales and radio verso dramas; also entertainment ma­terial ior armed forces. Part of latter collected and put out in record album, Strictly G.L Wrote English lyrics for "Marseillaise"; "Garibaldi War Hymn'; and new Soviet Anthem. Songs: "My Sister and I"; "One Meat Ball"; "It All Comes Back to Me Now"; "There I Go"; "So You're the One"; "Counting the Days"; "Lass With the Delicate Air"; "Dedicated to You"; "My Lily and My Rose";
"Woman Is a Five Letter Word." Standard songs: "Soldiers of God" (official march of Corps of Chap­lains); "Song of the Army Nurse Corps" (official anthem of Nurse Corps); "I Spoke to Jefferson at Guadalcanal"; and radio operetta, A Tooth for Paul Revere. Home: Larch-mont, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Zeno, Norman, author; b. Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan. 20, 1906. ASCAP 1937. Educ.: St. Luke's School; Milford, Conn., Prep. Producer and director of musicals at U.S.O. Camp Shows for one year; Camp Tamiment. Author of radio scripts and special material for stage and screen. Songs: "Love Come Take Me"; "Rhythm In My Hair"; "Long As You Got Your Health"; Tm In Love"; "Two Get Together"; "Anna Louise"; "Swiss Chalet"; "What a Dummy Love Has Made of Me." Home: New York, N.Y. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Zimbalist, Efrem, violinist, composer, educator; b. Rostov-on-Don, Russia, April 9, 1889. ASCAP 1935. To U.S. 1911. Early musical training under father, later with Auer at Imperial School, St. Petersburg. Debut in Ber­lin, 1907; then toured Europe. American debut with Boston Symph. playing Glazounov Concerto. Made six world concert tours. Member violin faculty, 1929, the Curtis Inst, of Music; since 1941, director. Con­tinued concert tours. Works: Slavonic Dance, for violin and piano (Schott); Concert-phantasy on Le coq dor; Suite of Spanish dances, Sarasateana; String quartet in E minor; Sonata for violin and piano in G minor; many songs and arrangements for violin and piano. Orchestral works are American Rhapsody, Portrait of an Artist and Concerto in C sharp minor for violin and orchestra. Home: 1816 Delancey Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.






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