Antheil

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La femme 100 têtes
Max Ernst and George Antheil
The dashing American bad boy of music George Antheil (1900-1959) was a child prodigy. He dropped out of school and left for Europe. In no time he rubbed shoulders with Ezra Pound and James Joyce, made friends with Gertrude Stein
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The Shock of the Not-So-New
George Antheil’s Violin Sonata No. 1
For 21-year-old George Antheil (1900–1959), Europe was going to be his launch on the world. He declared his intention of being an ‘ultramodern pianist composer’ and set out to conquer the world. His first solo recital was in London in
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Musicians and Artists: Antheil and Ernst
George Antheil: La femme 100 têtes In 1929, the German/American/French artist Max Ernst (1891-1976) created a new kind of graphic novel. In La femme 100 têtes, he created his collage-novel (as he called it) by cutting up illustrations from 19th-century
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The Parents of Wi-Fi
Hedy Lamarr and George Antheil
Do you know the joke about the Hollywood screen goddess and the bad boy of music collaborating to invent a remote-controlled torpedo? Funny enough, it actually isn’t a joke but a delightful anecdote from the pages of music and science
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Musicians and Artists: Antheil and Brâncuși
George Antheil: The Golden Bird Slimmed down to just a shadow of a profile, the Golden Bird launches itself upward. Its feet and tail are streamlined down to just minimal forms and the bird is topped with an upturned beak,
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