Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz
Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz (born 1928) is an American singer, composer and teacher. She graduated from Brooklyn College with bachelor's and master's degrees, and worked as a teacher, choir director and composer. As Gladys Young she performed in the United States and Europe as a folk singer.  In 2003 her chamber opera The Fountain of Youth, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," won a special commendation at the Nancy Van de Vate International Opera Competition for Women. Her music is performed internationally.
Moskowitz is known for songs and chamber opera. Selected works include:
- Grass, on a poem by Carl Sandburg
- Chicken Little, The Sky Is Falling! A Satirical Chamber Opera, performed by Bluegrass Chamber Orchestra and Opera, Lexington, Kentucky, 2009.
- More than a Voice
- The Fountain of Youth, chamber opera
- Three Love Songs on Poems of Sara Teasdale: "Joy"; "Advice to a Girl"; "Gifts." Premiere in New York City, 2008.
- Psalm 23, for piano, oboe, cello and voice
- The Masque of the Red Death, music drama in two acts after Poe
- The Buried Life, for mezzo-soprano and piano
- Three Songs of Passion, for piano, flute, cello, and voice; on poems by Cheryl Yuzik
- IAWM journal: Volumes 9-10; Volumes 9-10. International Alliance for Women in Music. 2003.
- International directory of contemporary music: Instrumentation. Contemporary Music International Information Service. 2000.
- "Gladys Smuckler Moskowitz". Retrieved 11 January 2011.
- Composer's page at http://www.amc.net/GladysSmucklerMoskowitz.
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