Arnold Schoenberg was an Austrian music theorist, composer and painter known for developing some of the most important theories in music, most notably the theory of atonality. Some of his most notable works include Verklärte Nacht, A Survivor from Warsaw, Op. 46 and 3 Songs. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential composers of the early twentieth century.
Being a Jew, he was forced to flee with his family to America during the rise of the Nazis, who called his music degenerate music.
He became an American citizen in 1941.
He was extremely superstitious and suffered from an intense fear of the number 13 (triskaidekaphobia). Oddly enough, he died on July 13, 1951.
was a famous Austrian composer and painter,
who was born on
September 13, 1874. As a person born on this date, Arnold Schoenberg is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 13) and the 9th most popular for the year (1874).
People born on September 13
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Arnold Schoenberg is the 508th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Arnold Schoenberg's birthday, Arnold Schoenberg is the 13th most famous Austrian.
In general, Arnold Schoenberg ranks as the 6021st
most popular famous person, and the 31st most popular songwriter / composer of all time.
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