(1887-1964), Vienna, Austria. Well known composer in Germany until he had to flee the Nazi regime in the 1930's. He eventually came to America and supported himself and his family writing music for films for which he received three Academy Award nominations. Symphony no. 3 won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1956.
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Atlantic: Ernst Toch Resources
Provides addresses for the Ernst Toch Archive at the University of Southern California Music Library and the Ernst Toch Society. Also includes the availability of various works.
The composer's grave.
Filmography at IMDb with composer and orchestrator listings and Oscar nominations. Many entries are for stock or otherwise uncredited music.
Ernst Toch: Reconciling Traditional and Modern Trends
Biographical notes, portrait, key works, suggested reading, timeline, recommended reading, and historical and societal context from Heart's Ease.
My Grandfather's Last Tale
An extended biography and analysis of Ernst Toch's life by his eldest grandson. Includes links to other resources by Atlantic Magazine.
Atlantic Magazine resource includes several Real Audio recordings of excerpts of the composer's works.
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