Ernst Toch

Dec 7, 1887

Bio: Ernst Toch was one of a legion of highly talented and successful Central European composers for the concert hall who were forced from their respective homelands by the rise of the Nazis -- and ended up working in the American film industry. Toch was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1887, at a time when the Hapsburg Empire was in its glory. Though the imperial government… More

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