Flicks in Five: Erich Wolfgang Korngold

by Lynne Warfel, Minnesota Public Radio
January 28, 2012
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St. Paul, Minn. — One of Hollywood's first great movie composers was a Viennese wunderkind. Erich Wolfgang Korngold was Vienna's bright operatic hope in the 1920s and 1930s, but with the outbreak of war he had to leave home and find safer ground. He was one of the earliest Oscar winners and went on to influence generations of composers that followed. Korngold's Robin Hood on Flicks in Five.

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