Composer Eric Zeisl (1905-1959) left Austria because of growing anti-Semitism. He spent a brief time in Paris, then moved to the United States, settling in Hollywood. He became an American citizen in 1945. Among his students was famed film composer Jerry Goldsmith.
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Detailed biography, archives, performances, recordings, essays and articles, publishers, and catalog. Written and compiled by E. Randol Schoenberg, a grandson of both Zeisl and Arnold Schönberg.
Filmography listing productions he scored and noting the omission of official credits with short biography from the Internet Movie Database.
Biographical sketch and links from Musicalics.
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page listing vocal works and linking to selected lyrics.
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