Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Weill, Kurt

Kurt(Julian) Weill(1900-1950), German composer, studied at the Berlin Hochschule, then with Busoni. After success of his 1-act opera "Der Protagonist", he has since composed highly versatile and ingenious modern stage works. In 1935 he emigrated to US and composed musicals with success, such as "Street Scene", "Lady in the Dark" etc.

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