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George Carl Johann Antheil (1900–1959) was a U.S. composer and pianist.

Born in Trenton New Jersey on 8th June 1900, Antheil’s best-known composition is Ballet Mécanique (1924). The “ballet” was about thirty minutes long, originally conceived as the musical accompaniment to the film of the same name by Dudley Murphy and Fernand Léger. Eventually the film makers and composers chose to let their creations evolve separately, although the film credits still included Antheil. Ballet Mécanique premiered as… read more

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  • Avatar for lelusio
    marry me!!!
  • Avatar for sodr2
    my dad outlived him
  • Avatar for ConcretoZv
    I'm slightly surprised that he has such a small number of listens .
  • Avatar for zuzochka
    очень понравился
  • Avatar for pitchorneirda
    Because compositions don't die.
  • Avatar for djggou
    I like the part where it's awesome
  • Avatar for insomniacme
    swarve
  • Avatar for KropotkinBeard
    How the hell could Antheil be on tour? He's been dead for fifty years!
  • Avatar for sevenand7is27
    "Critics wrote that he hit the piano rather than played it, and indeed he often injured himself by doing so. Audiences in Budapest got so restless sometimes that Antheil would pull a pistol from his jacket and lay it on the piano to make people pay attention." thats fucking baller
  • Avatar for Toontoontoon
    Were can I find his music? I have 'Piano Solo Music', played by Hideki Nagano.

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