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Life with Eva, II (1932–1936)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199791590
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199949625 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0006
                   Life with Eva, II (1932–1936)

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The chapter covers Blitzstein’s marriage to Eva Goldbeck; his involvement with the Dartington School; his and Eva’s deportation from Brussels for alleged communist activities; his return to New York and involvement with Charles Seeger and the Marxist Composers’ Collective; his growing interest in the German socialist composer Hanns Eisler; and the illness and death of Eva from anorexia.

Keywords: Dartington School; Charles Seeger; the Composers’ Collective; Hanns Eisler; anorexia

Chapter.  9586 words. 

Subjects: American Music ; Popular Music

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