Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Dawson, Alice. Performance hour [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. The constant nymph / music by Erich W. Korngold. Library of Congress
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Helen goes to Troy / [Jacques Offenbach]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Erich Wolfgang Korngold autograph letter to "Mr. Secretary", 1919 Aug. 11. Library of Congress
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Silent serenade, a comedy with music in two acts, by Victor Clement. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Kings row / music by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dippre, Adam. Performance hour [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Leslie, Caird. Letter, 1969 Aug. 26, New York, to Marian Horosko, [New York] [7] p. on 6 l. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn The Libretto Collection, 1850-1940 Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Morgan, John. Papers, ca. 1970. American Primers
referencedIn Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949. The Karl Weigl Papers. 1894-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Correspondence to Eugene Ormandy, 1912. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Joncières, Victorin, 1839-1903. Rare libretto collection. Roll 5, 150-186, Joncières - Marcelli [microform] / Lila Acheson Wallace Library, Juilliard School. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1940-1961. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Johnny Green papers, 1920-1991. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. [Klavierkonzert, op. 17, Skizzen, Autograph : Intermezzo] [microform] / E.W. Korngold. Curtis Institute of Music, John de Lancie Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Associated Music Publishers. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1942-1943. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Autograph letter signed, dated : Viareggio, 12 March 1924, to Erik W. Korngold in Vienna, 1924 Mar. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rudolf Kolisch papers, 1886-1978. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Walter and Edith Pelz Collection, 1892-1959 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
referencedIn E. Robert Schmitz Papers, 1909-1991 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Erich Wolfgang Korngold collection 1905-1967 1915-1950 (bulk). Library of Congress
referencedIn Walter Slezak papers, 1905-1983 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. [La belle Hélène : act 1 / Jacques Offenbach]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994. Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008. Library of Congress
referencedIn Louis Kaufman Collection, 1925-2008 Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987, (bulk 1911-1974) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Boris Koutzen Collection, 1889-2005, (bulk 1954-1965) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Glückwunsch = I wish you bliss : op. 38/1 / E.W. Korngold ; [words by] Dehmel. Library of Congress
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. [Die tote Stadt. Vocal score]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn The Karl Weigl Papers, 1894-1986 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Trakas, Christopher. Christopher Trakas, baritone ; John Musto, piano [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD: 'Der Ring des Polykrates', opera in one act (libretto after H. Teweles), op. 7; 1914. Autograph short score, pencil except for the text in Scene IV which is in ink. With a presentation letter from the composer to Hofrat Prof...., 1914 British Library
referencedIn Memorial Library of Music collection Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn The Karl Weigl Papers, 1894-1986 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
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associatedWith Associated Music Publishers. corporateBody
associatedWith Bodanzky, Artur, 1877-1939. person
associatedWith Clement, Victor. person
associatedWith Dehmel, Richard, 1863-1920 person
associatedWith E. Robert Schmitz person
associatedWith Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien. corporateBody
associatedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 person
associatedWith Jeritza, Maria, 1887-1982, person
correspondedWith Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994. person
associatedWith Keating, George T., b. 1892 person
correspondedWith Kolisch, Rudolf, 1896-1978 person
correspondedWith Korngold, Julius, 1860-1945 person
associatedWith Korngold, Luzi. person
associatedWith Koutzen, Boris, 1901-1966 person
associatedWith Leslie, Caird. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Morgan, John. person
associatedWith Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. person
associatedWith Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985. person
associatedWith Pelz, Walter, 1888- person
associatedWith Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. person
associatedWith Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977. person
associatedWith Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Rodenbach, Georges, 1855-1898, person
associatedWith Sachse, Leopold, 1880-1961. person
associatedWith Schott, Paul. person
associatedWith Slezak, Walter, 1902- person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Warner Bros. corporateBody
associatedWith Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949. person
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Subject
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
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Person

Birth 1897-05-29

Death 1957-11-29

Americans

English,

German

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