Definition of Ernest Bloch
1. Noun. United States composer (born in Switzerland) who composed symphonies and chamber music and choral music and a piano sonata and an opera (1880-1959).
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1. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1917)
"A Swiss composer, Ernest Bloch, has directed his fine symphonic pieces Printemps- Hiver in Aeolian Hall, and Percy Grainger, the Australian composer and ..."
2. Musical Portraits: Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers by Paul Rosenfeld (1920)
"It is only that as a Jew it was necessary for Ernest Bloch to say yea to his own heredity before his genius could appear. And to what a degree it has ..."
3. The Maecenas and the Madrigalist: Patrons, Patronage, and the Origins of the by Anthony M. Cummings (2004)
"... Ernest Bloch Lectures (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986), p. 61. 45. Serafino Aquilano, the most celebrated ..."
4. The Cleveland Year Book by Cleveland Foundation (1922)
"Under the direction of Ernest Bloch, a composer and pedagogue of international fame, the Cleveland Institute of Music promises to be one of the great ..."