Arnold Schoenberg

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg Full Name: Arnold Schoenberg
Nationality: Austrian

Profession: Composer and Painter
Why Famous: Austrian composer and painter associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. His approach has been one of the most influential of 20th-century musical thought.

Born: September 13, 1874
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Died: July 13, 1951 (aged 76)

Historical Events in the Life of Arnold Schoenberg

  • 1902-03-18 Arnold Schoenberg's "Verklärte Nacht" premieres in Vienna
  • 1905-01-26 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pelleas und Melissande" premieres in Vienna
  • 1907-02-05 Arnold Schoenberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna
  • 1912-09-03 Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" premieres
  • 1912-10-16 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres
  • 1942-04-08 Arnold Schoenberg & Tudor's ballet "Pillar of Fire" premieres in NYC
  • 1944-01-23 Arnold Schoenberg's "Ode to Napoleon" premieres in NYC
  • 1945-11-18 Arnold Schoenberg's Prelude for orchestra & mixed choir, premieres
  • 1954-01-29 Arnold Schoenberg's "De Profundis" premieres in Cologne
  • 1954-03-12 1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und Aaron"
  • 1956-05-29 Arnold Schoenberg's "Modern Psalm" premieres