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KORNGOLD, Erich Wolfgang
b Brno, 29 May 1897
d Hollywood, 29 November 1957, aged sixty

He studied in Vienna and was a child prodigy in piano and composition, publishing a piano trio at the age of twelve. In 1924 he received the Art Prize of the City of Vienna. He became a US citizen in 1943.

1910-13 (13-16)

Piano Trio

1916 (19)

Der Ring des Polykrates, opera bouffe

1919 (22)

Much Ado About Nothing, incidental music

1920 (23)

The Dead City, opera

1939 (42)

Die Kathrin, opera

1940 (43)

Songs of the Clown

Four Shakespeare Songs

1941 (44)

Psalm, for solo, chorus and orchestra

1942 (45)

Prayer, for tenor, chorus and orchestra

'Tomorrow', song

1945 (48)

Violin Concerto

String Quartet No 3

1946 (49)

The Silent Serenade, comedy with music

Cello Concerto

1947 (50)

Symphonic Serenade, for strings

Five Songs for middle voice

1951 (54)

Symphony in F# major

1952 (55)

'Sonnet to Vienna', song

1953 (56)

Theme and Variations for orchestra

Straussiana, for orchestra

Compilation of CD reviews of Korngold
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