Schoenberg, Arnold

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Sunday, September 13, 1874 in Vienna, Austria

Died: Friday, July 13, 1951 in Los Angeles, California (USA)

Nation of Origin: Austria

Major Works:
Moses und Aron (opera first performed in 1957)
Gurrelieder
Five Orchestral Pieces
Verklärte Nacht for strings (1899)
Pierrot Lunaire for voice and instruments (1912)
Five Piano Pieces, Op. 23

Other Information:

General Bibliography:
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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