Verklärte Nacht by Arnold Schoenberg

Verklärte Nacht

Arnold Schoenberg
Der Blaue Reiter
Born: 13 September 1874, Vienna, Austria
Nationality: Austrian-American
Died: 13 July 1951, California, USA

Arnold Schoenberg 1874-1951

Schoenberg was a composer, teacher, music theorist, painter, and writer. Consider one of the most influential composers of the 20th century he is associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art and a leader of the Second Viennese School. Target by the Nazi Party as a Jewish composer his work was labeled degenerate and was forbidden from being published, in 1933 he emigrated to the USA becoming a US citizen in 1941