Blitzstein, Marc

(1905-64)
   American composer. Born in Philadelphia, he studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris and Arnold Schoenberg in Berlin. He composed works of social conciousness and also wrote film music and music for Shakespearean plays.

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  • BLITZSTEIN, MARC — (1905–1964), U.S. composer. Born in Philadelphia, Blitzstein studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris and Arnold Schoenberg in Berlin. Intensely interested in political problems, he developed a genre of operas of social significance. His short works …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Blitzstein, Marc — born March 2, 1905, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Jan. 22, 1964, Fort de France, Martinique U.S. composer. He studied at the Curtis Institute, then with the conductor Nadia Boulanger in Paris and the composer Arnold Schoenberg in Berlin. His best… …   Universalium

  • Blitzstein, Marc — (2 mar. 1905, Filadelfia, Pa., EE.UU.–22 ene. 1964, Fort de France, Martinica). Compositor estadounidense. Estudió en el Curtis Institute, después en París con la directora de orquesta Nadia Boulanger y en Berlín con el compositor Arnold… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Blitzstein — Marc Blitzstein (* 2. März 1905 in Philadelphia; † 22. Januar 1964 in Fort de France, Martinique) war ein US amerikanischer Komponist. Leben Er war Schüler Alexander Silotis, Nadia Boulangers und Arnold Schönbergs (ab 1927). Sein Werk befasste… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marc — Marc, Franz * * * (as used in expressions) Beliveau, Jean (Marc A.) Blitzstein, Marc Bloch, Marc (Léopold Benjamin) Brunel, Sir Marc (Isambard) Chagall, Marc Charpentier, Marc Antoine Marc, Franz Mitscher, Marc A(ndrew) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Marc Blitzstein — Marcus Samuel Blitzstein, better known as Marc Blitzstein (March 2, 1905 – January 22, 1964), was an American composer. He won national attention in 1937 when his pro union musical The Cradle Will Rock, directed by Orson Welles, was shut… …   Wikipedia

  • marc — /mahrk/; Fr. /mannrdd/, n. 1. the grapes contained in the wine press and the residue, as skins and pips, remaining after the juice is expressed. 2. (in France) the brandy distilled from this residue. 3. Pharm. the residue that remains following… …   Universalium

  • Marc — /mahrk/; for 1 also Ger. /mahrddk/, n. 1. Franz /frddahnts/, 1880 1916, German painter. 2. a male given name, form of Marcus. * * * (as used in expressions) Beliveau Jean Marc A. Blitzstein Marc Bloch Marc Léopold Benjamin Brunel Sir Marc… …   Universalium

  • MARC — /mahrk/, n. Library Science. a standardized system developed by the Library of Congress for producing and transmitting machine readable bibliographic records. [ma(chine) r(eadable) c(atologing)] * * * (as used in expressions) Beliveau Jean Marc A …   Universalium

  • Marc Blitzstein — (* 2. März 1905 in Philadelphia; † 22. Januar 1964 in Fort de France, Martinique) war ein von Kurt Weill und Paul Dessau beeinflußter US amerikanischer Komponist, der Gesellschaftskritik mit Charme und Komik verband. Am erfolgreichsten war er mit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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