Hanns Eisler (1898-1962) was born and died in Germany. However, much of his life was lived in the United States, away from those who disagreed with his communist ideology. This same ideology later saw him expelled from the United States. Eisler was a long-time collaborator with Bertolt Brecht.
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German-Austrian composer (1898-1962).
Dartmouth University biography focusing on politics and composition, with cinematic orchestration including collaboration with Bertolt Brecht.
Eisler, Hanns (1898 - 1962), Germany
Includes biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to North American Hanns Eisler Society.
Filmography at IMDb (Internet Movie Database).
International Hanns Eisler Society
(1898-1962) In German and English, the official website of the International Hanns Eisler Society, which sponsors the growing Hanns Eisler Collected Edition. Includes biography and collected works.
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