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Mary Even-Or

EVEN-OR, MARY (1939–1989), Israeli composer. Even-Or studied at the Music Teachers' Seminary in Tel Aviv in 1959, the Oranim Seminary in 1960–62, and with Yehezkel *Braun. She studied law at Tel Aviv University and music in 1976–80 at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv and Tel Aviv University. Even-Or was a member of the Israel Composers' League from 1980; from 1981 she was a member of ACUM and of the International Association of Women Composers. Her works include Dances for flute, clarinet, violin, bass, and percussion (1961); Dreams for flute, clarinet, and guitar (1977); Music for Strings (1979); Espressioni Musicali for choir a cappella (1981); Cardioyada for brass quintet (1981); Musikinesis for symphony orchestra (1983).

Sources: Encyclopaedia Judaica. © 2007 The Gale Group. All Rights Reserved.