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Family home honored in Opole

In October 2017,  the City of Opole  in Poland unveiled a plaque to honor Franz Waxman at the home where he lived with his family from 1915 until he left for Dresden to attend music school. The plaque was unveiled by Mayor Arkadiusz Wiśniewski. In conjunction with the unveiling, Silesian television aired a brief documentary on his early life in German/Polish.

Franz Waxman Conducts

The Naxos Series “Waxman Conducts” features the Los Angeles Festival Orchestra performances at the Los Angeles Music Festival (1947-1966) which included 70 World, American and West Coast premieres by such composers as Prokofiev, Mahler, Schoenberg, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Vaughn Williams and Walton. Click here for more info.