Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang


(1897-1957), Austrian/American composer, considered to be a child prodigy by Mahler, started to compose at the age of 10, he taught at the Vienna State Academy; in 1934, went to Hollywood started wrote scores for films, he composed 5 operas, 19 film scores, a symphony and concerto, and chamber music.

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