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28 October, 2012
(1878 - 1934)
||Born 23 March in the Principality of Monaco of Austrian Jewish parents|
||Enters the Vienna Conservatory to study violin and composition|
||Ballet, Der Gerbrutstag der Infantin meets with huge success. Founds the Philharmonic Choir|
||Invited to teach at the Music Academy in Vienna|
||Opera, Der ferne Klang establishes Schreker at the forefront of progressive composition|
||Accepts appointment as Director of the Berlin Hochschule für Musik|
||Cancels premiere of opera Christophorus in response to Nazi threats|
||Forced to resign as Director of the Hochschule by anti-Semitic elements|
||Dies of a heart attack on 21 March after dismissal from the Prussian Academy of Arts following Nazi rise to power|