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Arnold Schönberg (1874–1951)

Arnold Schonberg was born in the Jewish ghetto of Vienna, in 1874. His parents were Ashkenazim, his mother, Pauline was from Prague, and his father, Samuel, was from Bratislava. His mother was a piano teacher, but he had little interest in early childhood. He took violin lessons when he was eight and began composing at the same time. Later he took ... See full bio »

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 2014 Pierrot Lunaire ("Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Girauds 'Pierrot lunaire', op. 21")
 2009 Moses and Aaron (TV Movie)
 2006 Moses und Aron (TV Movie)
 2002 Clairvoyant
 1991 Qu'en savent les morts? (Short) (as Schoenberg)
 1990 Der kleine Herr Friedemann (TV Movie)
 1990 Pierrot Lunaire ("Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Girauds 'Pierrot lunaire', op. 21")
 1988 Pierrot Lunaire (Short)
 1985 Licht sing tausendfache Lieder (Documentary)
 1978 Meine Wunder (Short)
 1977 Der Ort der Handlung (TV Movie)
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His ballet "Pillar of Fire" was choreographed by Antony Tudor, with George Balanchine's choreographed Tchaikovsky's ballet "Theme and Variaions", Marius Petipa choreographed Tchaikovsky's ballet "Pas De Deux from The Sleeping Beauty", and Agnes de Mille choreographed Aaron Copland's ballet "Rodeo" in The American Ballet Theatre... See more »

Alternate Names:

Arnold Schoenberg | Schoenberg

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Father of Gertrud Greissle, Georg Schönberg, Nuria Schoenberg, Ronald Schoenberg and Lawrence Schoenberg.

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