Remembering Ursula Mamlok

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Ursula Mamlok’s death. Born in Germany in 1923, Mamlok and her family fled the Nazis to Ecuador when she was only 17.  She received a scholarship to study at the Mannes School of Music in New York City.  Her compositional style included use of serialism and experimentation with tone color.  Throughout her career Mamlok taught composition at Temple University, New York University, and the Manhattan School of Music. In 2006 she moved back to Berlin, the city of her birth, which is where she passed on May 4 at age…