Marc Blitzstein

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United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)


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In addition to Hemingway, John Ferno, Helen van Dongen, Irving Reis, Marc Blitzstein, and Virgil Thomson all labored individually and together under the creative and brilliant direction of Joris Ivens, selecting and integrating the film footage, "the noises and the music" and even Hemingway's "scribbled" words and his "own voice.
The FBI dossier on composer Marc Blitzstein read, "Wears mustache, horn-rimmed glasses, elongate, elongated slightly hooked nose, soft-spoken, theatrical mannerisms.
Bowles is indexed dozens of times; Welles--despite being mentioned alongside Marc Blitzstein (indexed dozens of times)--lacks any citation of his own.
Just as the composer Franz Liszt was more than a transcriber of Beethoven symphonies, Schubert lieder, and Wagner arias, Marc Blitzstein, the translator of Die Dreigroschenoper, deserves far more recognition as a composer in his own right than he has so far received.
NEW YORK A Jean Cocteau Repertory presentation of a play in three acts by Bertolt Brecht, in a translation by Marc Blitzstein with music by Paul Dessau.
It was a Brechtian musical by composer Marc Blitzstein, whose leftist content so alarmed the powers that be in Washington that they pulled their backing on opening night and had the theater padlocked.
First there was the 1952 adaptation by gay composer Marc Blitzstein of Weill's Weimar Republic masterpiece, The Threepenny Opera, a major hit when it opened off Broadway with the composer's widow, Lotte Lenya.
actors, and other collaborators, they do not represent any historical or critical consensus of "important" musicals--what one might expect in a pedagogical resource--as, for example, none of the shows of Harold Arlen, Marc Blitzstein, Rudolf Friml, Jerry Herman, Sigmund Romberg, or Kurt Weill receive more than a passing reference
During her years as musical director for the troupe, she worked with composers such as Aaron Copland, Elliott Carter, Virgil Thomson, Leonard Bernstein and Marc Blitzstein.
who told me that Sergei Eisenstein and Marc Blitzstein had been his father's lovers (in neither case true) would, out of a newly discovered respect for privacy, withhold the names of Robeson Sr.
Maxwell Anderson), and "Speak Low" (lyric, Ogden Nash) enjoyed special success, but none rose to the posthumous megahit status of "Mack the Knife" (with Brecht's lyrics adapted by composer-lyricist Marc Blitzstein as part of the latter's 1954 English translation of The Threepenny Opera).
21 and 22 for a 100th anni tribute to American songwriters Harold Arlen, Marc Blitzstein, Dorothy Fields, Frederick Loewe and Jule Styne.
production of ``The Three Penny Opera'' is the 1953 translation by Marc Blitzstein that played on Broadway, and it's this version that we are most familiar with.
It encompasses not only legendary sympathizers like Langston Hughes, Clifford Odets, Marc Blitzstein and Tillie Olsen but dimly remembered figures like Vera Caspary, the author of Laura; and Josh White, the radical blues singer.