Yehoshua Lakner

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Yehoshua Lakner (b. Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 24 April 1924; d. Zürich, Switzerland, 5 December 2003) (Hebrew: יהושוע לקנר) was a composer of contemporary classical music. He settled in Palestine in 1941, and relocated to Zürich in 1963.

He studied with the American composer Aaron Copland at Tanglewood in 1952.


  • Engel Prize of the city of Tel-Aviv (1958)[1]
  • Salomon David Steinberg Foundation[1]
  • City of Zurich Sabbatical year for composition (1987)[1]


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