Presented by    Arnold Schönberg Center

Arnold Schönberg

150th Birthday

1874, Vienna – 1951, Los Angeles

An icon of musical modernism celebrates his birthday. The anniversary year 2024 will be celebrated by venues, museums and institutions worldwide. Welcome to a platform for valid information in early festive mood for Schönberg.

"It seems I am beyond suspicion of mainstream thoughts."

Arnold Schönberg

Forerunner of the modern era

Schönberg’s composing lured his contemporaries into remote spheres. His music and ethical views on art are uninterruptedly relevant today. A vigilant and uncompromising co-creator of his epoch, he became the icon of a century.

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Schönbergthe multiplex

Composer, writer, teacher, theoretician, painter, inventor, leading figure of the Viennese School, pioneer of the twelve-tone method, elementary event of music history after 1900 …

Discover Schönberg in his biography, in the gallery and the film “Who I Am.”

The composer himself has his say in the short film “Arnold Schönberg – Wer ich bin [“Who I Am”].” In visualized historical voice recordings, he talks of his background and life as an artist, as well as music and painting. Available on YouTube in Deutsch/English | Français | עִברִית | Italiano | やまと | 한국인 | 普通话 | Português | Español | Česky | Tiếng Việt  | українська

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