Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism

  title={Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism},
  author={K. Marcus},
Schoenberg is often viewed as an isolated composer who was ill at ease in exile. In this book Kenneth Marcus shows that in fact Schoenberg’s connections to Hollywood ran deep, and most of the composer’s exile compositions had some connection to the cultural and intellectual environment in which he found himself. He was friends with numerous successful film industry figures, including George Gershwin, Oscar Levant, David Raksin, and Alfred Newman, and each contributed to the composer’s life and… Expand
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