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Lukas Fuchs (Foss Lukas)

Born: 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Composers, Conductors


1922 - On the 15th of August in Berlin, Germany.

1933 - He studied with Julius Goldstein. He moved to Paris where he studied piano with Lazare Lévy, composition with Noël Gallon, orchestration with Felix Wolfes, and flute with Louis Moyse.

1937 - He moved to America and studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

1939-1940 - Composition with Paul Hindemith at Yale University.

1953 - Foss was appointed professor of music at the University of California at Los Angeles, replacing Arnold Schoenberg.

1963 - He founded the Center for Creative and Performing Arts while at the University at Buffalo.

1991 - He has been Professor of Music, Theory, and Composition at Boston University.

         - He is grouped in the "Boston school" along with Arthur Berger, Irving Fine, Alexei Haieff, Harold Shapero, and Claudio Spies.


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