Antheil, George

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Antheil, George Gender: M
George Johann Carl Antheil
born on 8 July 1900 at 06:25 (= 06:25 AM )
Place Trenton, New Jersey, 40n13, 74w45
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 15°48' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°52 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 06°38'

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George Antheil (1922)


American composer who shocked audiences in the 1920s with his use of jazz rhythms and mechanical devices in symphonic music. He began study of piano at age six. During a tour in Berlin, 1922, he introduced his composition, "First Symphony." He lived in Paris until 1933 when he moved to the U.S. to compose for films, while still continuing his work for the concert halls.

Antheil died on 12 February 1959 in New York from a heart attack.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • (has as) teacher relationship with Bloch, Ernest (born 24 July 1880)


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1922 (Introduced "First Symphony")
  • Family : Change residence 1933 (Moved to the U.S.)

Source Notes

Rudhyar quotes him


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (U.S. and France)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano since age six)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection