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Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897 – November 29, 1957) was an Austrian-born American composer and conductor. A child prodigy, he became one of the most important and influential composers in Hollywood history.
- Operas, movie scores, symphonic and chamber music
- Composer, conductor, pianist
- Austrian (naturalized American citizen 1943)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold was the son of a well-known music critic. A child prodigy, he accompanied his father in playing four-handed piano arrangements by the age of five.
- Music Department, Soundtrack, Composer
- May 29, 1897
- Erich Wolfgang Korngold
- November 29, 1957
Erich Wolfgang Korngold was the son of a well-known music critic. A child prodigy, he accompanied his father in playing four-handed piano arrangements by the age of five. By the age of eleven he drew his first plaudits from enthusiastic Viennese audiences (including the emperor Franz Josef) with his ballet-pantomime "Der Schneeman" (The Snow Man).
Erich Wolfgang Korngold was born into a Jewish home in Brünn, Moravia (today known as Brno, The Czech Republic) on 29 May 1897 as the second son of Dr. Julius Korngold and his wife Josefine.
Over the past decade, one important composer has at last emerged strongly from the shadows of an often disturbing past: Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Few could guess that his violin concerto would become one of the mainstays of the repertoire when it was dismissed by the entire music establishment upon its premiere in 1947.
May 01, 2020 · Erich Wolfgang Korngold was an Austro-Hungarian film and romantic music composer. While his compositional style was considered well out of vogue at the time he died, his music has more recently undergone a reevaluation and a gradual reawakening of interest.
- George Korngold, Ernst Werner Korngold, George W Korngold
- May 29, 1897
- Julius Korngold
- Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic
Composer. Born Erich Wolfgang Korngold in 1897 Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (now Brno, Czech Republic). He was the son of Dr. Julius and Josephine Korngold. His father was one of the most influential music critics in Vienna. By the age of 11 Erich had composed Opus 1, a Piano Sonata in D minor, and a ballet, Der...
- 29 May 1897
- Garden of Legends (formerly Section 8), Lot 15
- 29 Nov 1957 (aged 60), Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
- Hollywood, California
Jul 18, 2015 · Julius and Luzi Korngold’s memories of Erich Wolfgang Korngold Erich was Born in Brünn, (now Brno), on May 29 th 1897, the second son of Julius Korngold and Josefine née Witrowsky. Already this fact is loaded with complex familial issues.
Aug 12, 2019 · Erich Wolfgang Korngold, the Opera Composer Who Went Hollywood His melodic gift rivalled Puccini’s—but his reputation suffered when he began writing movie scores. Now the classical world is giving...