Joseph Horovitz

British composer

Joseph Horovitz (26 May 1926 – 9 February 2022) was an Austrian-born British composer and conductor.[1] He was born in Vienna, Austria and moved to the United Kingdom in 1938. His works include 16 ballets. The children's "pop cantata" Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo (1970) was his best known work.[2] He was also a professor at the Royal College of Music in London.

Horovitz died on 9 February 2022, at the age of 95.[3]

References change

  1. Bradbury, Ernest (revised Miller, Malcolm). Horovitz, Joseph, in Grove Music Online (2001)
  2. Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo, Wise Music
  3. "Joseph Horovitz (1926–2022)". Wise Music. 10 February 2022. Retrieved 10 February 2022.