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Weill, Kurt (opera) (Julian)locked

  • Stephen Hinton

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(b Dessau, 2 March 1900; d New York, 3 April 1950). German composer, American citizen from 1943. Few composers of the 20th century have devoted themselves as single-mindedly to musical theatre, including opera, as Weill. In his two composing careers, the first in Europe, the second in the USA, he moved from European highbrow to American middlebrow – the former an intellectual background which impinges even on such overtly ‘popular’ works as ...

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