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A windfall of musicians : Hitler's émigrés and exiles in southern California

Author: Dorothy L Crawford
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the brilliant gathering of composers, conductors, and other musicians who fled Nazi Germany and arrived in the Los Angeles area. Musicologist Dorothy Lamb Crawford looks closely at the lives, creative work, and influence of sixteen performers, fourteen composers, and one opera stage director who joined this immense migration beginning in the 1930s."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Crawford, Dorothy L.
Windfall of musicians.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009
Named Person: Otto Klemperer; Arnold Schoenberg; Ernst Toch; Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Matthew Morrisson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy L Crawford
ISBN: 9780300127348 0300127340 9780300171235 0300171234
OCLC Number: 262432369
Description: xvi, 318 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Europe --
Paradise? --
Otto Klemperer and the Los Angeles Philharmonic --
Performers, and Klemperer's return --
Innovative teachers in the performing arts --
Arnold Schoenberg --
Ernst Toch --
European composers in the "picture business" --
Issues of identity: Ernst Krenek, Eric Zeisl, and Ingolf Dahl --
Stravinsky in Hollywood.
Responsibility: Dorothy Lamb Crawford.
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