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Zamecnik, J. S. (John S.), 1872-1953



  • Existence: 1872-05-14 - 1953-06-13

John Stepan Zamecnik was an American composer and conductor. He is best known for the "photoplay music" he composed for use during silent films by pianists, organists, and orchestras.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Spirit of America, 1917

Identifier: 2001.029.3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of war related sheet music from the era loosely surrounding the First World War up to the period of the Second.
An artificial collection build up over several decades comprised of pieces drawn from numerous purchases, donations, and items pulled from various older collections.
Dates: Copyright: 1917