biographical name Arnold Franz Walter 1874-1951 American (Austrian-born) composer • Schoenbergian adjective

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  • Schoenberg — ( de. beautiful mountain) is the surname of several persons.* Arnold Schoenberg (1874 1951), Austrian American composer of 20th Century music * Isaac Jacob Schoenberg (1903 1990), Romanian mathematician * Claude Michel Schönberg, (born 1944),… …   Wikipedia

  • Schoenberg — Schoenberg, Arnold (1874 1951) an Austrian ↑composer who went to the US in 1933. He invented the twelve tone system of writing modern music, in which music is written around a set of twelve notes of a ↑Chromatic ↑scale. His system has influenced… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Schoenberg — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Schoenberg est habituellement la graphie française et anglaise de Schönberg. Arnold Schoenberg (1874 1951) est un compositeur et théoricien autrichien.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Schoenberg — n. family name; Arnold Schoenberg (1874 1951), Austrian composer, creator of the twelve tone composition technique …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Schoenberg — noun United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874 1951) • Syn: ↑Schonberg, ↑Arnold Schonberg, ↑Arnold Schoenberg • Instance Hypernyms: ↑composer …   Useful english dictionary

  • SCHOENBERG, ARNOLD — (1874–1951), composer, teacher, and theorist; discoverer of the method of composition with twelve tones related to one another as he himself described it. Born to an Orthodox family in Vienna, Schoenberg became converted to Christianity in 1898… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Schoenberg, Matthias von — • Author, b. at Ehingen, in the Diocese of Constance, 9 Nov., 1732; d. at Munich, 20 Apr., 1792 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • SCHOENBERG, ALEXANDER JULIUS WILHELM — (1892–1985), German organic chemist. From 1927 to 1934 he was professor of organic chemistry at the Berlin Charlottenburg Polytechnicum. Forced to leave Germany, he spent three years in the department of Medical Chemistry of the University of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Schoenberg, Arnold — ▪ American composer Introduction Schoenberg also spelled  Schönberg  born September 13, 1874, Vienna died July 13, 1951, Los Angeles  Austrian American composer who created a new method of composition based on a row, or series (serialism), of 12… …   Universalium

  • Schoenberg, Arnold — (1874 1951)    composer and teacher; leader of the New Vienna School consisting of Schoenberg and his students Alban Berg and Anton von Webern and arguably the pioneer in twentieth century music* composition. Born in Vienna to Jewish parents… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Schoenberg, Arnold — (1874–1951)    Among the 20th century’s major musical innovators, Schoenberg was largely self taught. His first compositions, heavily influenced by Alexander Zemlinsky (1871–1942), who eventually married Schoenberg’s sister, were lushly tonal in… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

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