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Pupil of Franz Schreker, following him to Berlin in 1920; commentator in newspapers and magazines; breakthrough as composer with the opera “Johnny spielt auf” with his own libretto; emigration to the USA in 1938; teaching at various American Universities (dodecaphony); move to Los Angeles and teaching activity at the Southern California School of Art and Music and at the Los Angeles City College (with Eric Zeisl); part-time guest professor in Europe; lectures at the Darmstadt Holiday Courses; essays; conductor, mostly of own works.

 
 Ernst KRENEK
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works

Suite für Gitarre op. 164 (1957)
duration: 6'
order number: 05 906
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Sonata for Violin and Piano in F sharp Minor op. 3 (1919)
duration: 27'
order number: 03 274
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