Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1897-05-29
Death 1957-11-29
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Epithet: American composer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000325

American composer of Austro-Hungarian birth.

From the description of [Die tote Stadt. Vocal score]. [1920?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566562

Luzi Korngold (born Luise von Sonnenthal) and Erich Wolfgang Korngold married in 1924. After Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel moved to California in 1941, the Korngolds were among the German-speaking émigrés there with whom Alma and Franz frequently socialized.

From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1940-1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863705

Composer.

From the description of Erich Wolfgang Korngold autograph letter to "Mr. Secretary", 1919 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 370393370

Composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957), a child prodigy, left Europe and moved to Hollywood in the 1930s, where he became one of the first renowned composers of concert music to begin writing scores for films.

From the description of Erich Wolfgang Korngold collection 1905-1967 1915-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130010

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Subjects:

  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Composers--Correspondence
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Concertos (Piano, 1 hand)--Scores
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Musical sketches
  • Motion picture music--Scores
  • Musical comedies--Librettos. Silent serenada
  • Musical shows

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)