Irwin Bazelon

Biography

Born: June 4, 1922; Evanston, IL  
Bazelon studied at De Paul University and also with composers Bloch and Milhaud. His compositions are mainly for orchestra and chamber groups, and he is especially known for his works for brass and percussion. =Propulsions= (1974), a concerto, is considered an important part of the percussion repertory. Bazelon has also written for the theatre, cinema and television and is the author of a book on the music of film. Bazelon studied at De Paul University and also with composers Bloch and Milhaud. His compositions are mainly for orchestra and chamber groups, and he is especially known for his works for brass and percussion. =Propulsions= (1974), a concerto, is considered an important part of the percussion repertory. Bazelon has also written for the theatre, cinema and television and is the author of a book on the music of film. Read less