Lex de Azevedo
In 1981 Lex was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from BYU for his many contributions to the music industry.
His work was recognized with two nominations for the Golden Globe, and two records achieved Gold Record status. He has been a guest conductor with several orchestras and symphonies such as the London National Philharmonic. With the release of Gloria: The Life of Christ, the first of two planned volumes, de Azevedo turned his talents more conspicuously toward the composition of a great oratorio, recording not only an album with Millennium but performed it live for a video recording that was broadcast on the Odyssey Channel in December 1999.
Lex de Azevedo is a descendent of the famous Latter-day Saint musical family the Kings. His mother was a member of the King Sisters troupe, and it is clear the talent was passed on to him and his descendants as well.
He shares his musical talents with his nine children, most famously Julie de Azevedo, who has released seven albums of her own. He resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.