Zádor, Jenö (Eugene)

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Zádor, Jenö (Eugene) (b Bátaszék, 1894; d Hollywood, 1977). Hung.-born composer (Amer. cit.). Taught at New Vienna Cons. 1922–8. Settled in USA 1939, working in Hollywood as orch. of over 120 film scores. Composed 12 operas (incl. The Island of the Dead, 1925, and Christopher Columbus, 1939), ballet The Machine-Man (1934), orch. works, wind quintet, and songs.