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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Erwin Schulhoff

Woodcut of composer Erwin Schulhoff by Conrad Felixmuller, Prague 1924 Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg

Erwin Schulhoff was a talented composer and pianist whose career and life were derailed by two world wars. In response to his experiences with war, his music turned strikingly, sometimes wildly, inventive. On today's show, learn about the life and music of Erwin Schulhoff.

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