Ernst Krenek, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ernst Krenek

Austrian/American composer

Date of Birth: 23-Aug-1900

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 22-Dec-1991

Profession: writer, composer, conductor, university teacher, musicologist, music journalist

Nationality: United States, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Ernst Krenek

  • Ernst Krenek (Czech pronunciation: ['kr??n?k], August 23, 1900 – December 22, 1991) was an Austrian, later American, composer of Czech origin.
  • He explored atonality and other modern styles and wrote a number of books, including Music Here and Now (1939), a study of Johannes Ockeghem (1953), and Horizons Circled: Reflections on my Music (1974).
  • Krenek wrote two pieces using the pseudonym Thornton Winsloe.

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