George Antheil
Date of Birth
Jul 08, 1900


American composer George Antheil scored many films during the '30s, '40s, and '50s. He began studying music at age six, and as a young man studied composition under Ernest Bloch. He was a successful concert pianist during the early 1920s, and after a successful European tour ended up living in Paris where he began composing experimental music. His early compositions were considered quite shocking...