Composed the music for the 1944 Decca 78-RPM record album, "Mr. Pickwick's Christmas", narrated by Charles Laughton
and adapted from a chapter in Charles Dickens's comic novel "The Pickwick Papers". The recording was later transferred to LP and eventually CD. On both LP and CD, it was coupled with Ronald Colman
's recording of ...
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H. Eisler | Hans Eisler
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Someone who knows only music, understands nothing about it.
After being deported from the US and expelled from the UK, he settled in Vienna. In 1950, he moved to East Berlin, where he took a faculty appointment as a professor at the German Academy of Music. His musical work "Faustus" was attacked by the East German Communist Party, and Eisler announced in 1952 that he had no longer had any desire to be a composer.