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1874 Sep 13

Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg (d.1951), 12-tone composer, was born in Vienna, Austria.
Source:(LGC-HCS, 1970, p. 562-575)(WSJ, 8/20/96, p.A8)(WSJ, 8/22/96, p.A12)(MC, 9/13/01)
 
He wrote the book "Style and Idea" and composed such works as the 21 songs of "Pierrot Lunaire" based on a poem by Albert Giraud translated into German by Otto Erich Hartleben, "Moses und Aron," "A Survivor from Warsaw" and "Erwartung."