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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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Moses und Aron
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Der gläserne Blick
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 2015 Woman in Gold (writer: "Verklarte Nacht, Op. 4" - as Arnold Schoenberg)
 2013 Tom à la ferme (writer: "Verklärte Nacht, opus 4")
 2012 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Action Fanfic: The Origin of Escargoancitizen (2012) ... (writer: "3 Piano Pieces, Op. 11" - as Arnold Schoenberg)
 2008 Jagdfieber (Documentary short) (writer: "Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4")
 2006 L'occitanienne (writer: "La nuit transfigurée")
 2002 One Night, One Life (TV Short) (writer: "Pierrot Lunaire, op. 21")
 1999 Österreich - Unser Jahrhundert (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Große Kunst im kleinen Land (1999) ... (writer: "Verklärte Nacht")
 1997 The Swindle (as Arnold Schoenberg, "La Nuit transfigurée")
 1996 Claudio Abbado: Die Stille nach der Musik (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Kammersinfonie No. 1 in E major, op. 9")
 1995 Lumière et compagnie (Documentary) (as Arnold Schoenberg, "La nuit transfigurée")
 1995 Mozes en Aaron (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Moses und Aron")
 1995 Les anges gardiens (writer: "Verklärte Nacht Op. 4" - as Arnold Schoenberg)
 1993 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (writer: "Gigue from Suite for Piano", Op. 25, "Leicht, zart from Six Little Pieces for Piano", Op. 19)
 1993 Degenerate Art (TV Movie documentary) ("Introduction, Theme & Variation 1, Op. 31", "Variation for Orchestra op. 31")
 1992 My War Years: Arnold Schoenberg (TV Movie) (music: "Transfigured Night, op. 4", "String Quartet no. 2, op. 10", "5 Orchestral Pieces, op. 16", "6 Little Piano Pieces, op. 19", "Pierrot Lunaire, op. 21", "Erwartung, op. 17", "Gurre-Lieder", "Die eiserne Brigade (The Iron Brigade)", "Phantasy, op. 47")
 1990 Nouvelle vague (writer: "Verklärte Nacht")
 1987 Lastauspaikka - Umschlagplatz (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene")
 1976 Drei Wege zum See (TV Movie) (writer: "Verklärte Nacht, op. 4")
 1973 Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg's Accompaniment to a Cinematic Scene (Documentary short) (writer: "Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene, op. 34")
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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. See more »

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