John Weinzweig (Composer)
Born: 11th March 1913, Toronto, Canada
Died: 24th August 2006, Toronto, Canada
John Jacob Weinzweig, was a Canadian composer of classical music.
Weinzweig was born in Toronto. He went to Harbord Collegiate Institute, and studied music at the university. In 1937, he left for the United States to study under Bernard Rogers. During the Second World War, he began composing film music, and in 1952 he became a professor at his old university in Toronto.