Saturday, January 19, 2008

Weill, Kurt


(1900-1950), German(later US) composer, studied at the Berlin Hochschule, then with Busoni. After success of his 1-act opera "Der Protagonist", he has since composed highly versatile and ingenious modern stage works including "Mahagony", "Drei-Groschen". In 1935 he emmigrated to US and composed musicals with success, such as "Street Scene", "Lady in the Dark" etc.

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