Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991 Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • 1900-08-23 – 1991-12-22 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991

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Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    Ernst Krenek was an Austrian, later American, composer of Czech origin. Krenek explored atonality and other modern styles. He 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). Throughout his oeuvre, Krenek wrote two pieces using the pseudonym Thornton Winsloe.