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Ernst Toch
(1887 - 1964)

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1887 Born 7 December in Wien, Austria
1909 Wins the Mozart Prize, which enables him to study piano at Frankfurt am Main
1923 Book, Melodielehre, published
1929 Teaches piano and composition in Berlin
1930 Invents "Gesprochene Musik" (spoken music)
1932 Concert tour of the U.S.
1934 Teaches composition at the New School for Social Research in New York
1937 Teaches at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles
1948 Book, The Shaping Forces in Music, published
1950 Moves to Switzerland for three years
1956 Symphony No.3 wins Pulitzer Prize
1958 Returns to Los Angeles, where he spends the remainder of his days
1964 1 October in Los Angeles, U.S.
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