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Marc Blitzstein

p, 1905-1964 US, Philadelphia
Composer of Soundtrack and Classical
A.k.a. Marcus Samuel Blitzstein

American composer (born March 2, 1905, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - died January 22, 1964, Fort-de-France, Martinique). Known for writing "Mack The Knife". He was blacklisted in Hollywood before being murdered in Martinique in 1964.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Classical
  • Spoken Word
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
The Ballad Of Mack The Knife - From "The Threepenny Opera" on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
I Wish It So on I Wish It So by Dawn Upshaw
Pirate Jenny - The Threepenny Opera/1954 Original Broadway Cast/Remastered on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
Army Song - The Threepenny Opera/1954 Original Broadway Cast/Remastered on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
Overture "The Threepenny Opera" - 1954 Original Broadway Cast on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
Ballad Of Dependency - The Threepenny Opera/1954 Original Broadway Cast/Remastered on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
Morning Anthem - The Threepenny Opera/1954 Original Broadway Cast/Remastered on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
Instead-Of-Song - The Threepenny Opera/1954 Original Broadway Cast/Remastered on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
Tango-Ballad - The Threepenny Opera/1954 Original Broadway Cast/Remastered on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists
The Ballad Of Mack The Knife on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill & Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Airbone SymphonyMarc Blitzstein - The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein2010Album
First Life: The Rare Early WorksMarc Blitzstein / Del Sol String Quartet / Sarah Cahill2009Album
American Masters 2Walter Piston, Marc Blitzstein, Edward Burlingame Hill, Orson Welles, The Choral Art Society, Leonard Bernstein, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra2000Album
The Cradle Will RockMarc Blitzstein1999Album
The Cradle Will Rock (Original Cast)Marc Blitzstein1999Album
The Cradle Will RockMarc Blitzstein - Patti LuPone1999Album
American Composers At The PianoMarc Blitzstein, Henry Cowell, Norman Dello Joio, Lukas Foss, Leo Smit1996Album
Leonard Bernstein The Early Years IIILeonard Bernstein, Marc Blitzstein1994Album
ReginaMarc Blitzstein - John Mauceri Conducting The Scottish Opera Orchestra And Scottish Opera Chorus, Katherine Ciesinski, Samuel Ramey, Angelina Réaux, Sheri Greenawald1992Album
3 American One-Act OperasWilliam Schuman, Samuel Barber, Marc Blitzstein, Gregg Smith Singers1991Album
Keys To The City/Piano ConcertoThe Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, Tobias Picker, Marc Blitzstein, Lukas Foss1988Album
American Piano MusicAaron Copland • Marc Blitzstein • Roy Harris • Samuel Barber • William Schuman • Phillip Ramey • Paul Bowles - Bennett Lerner1986Album
The Cradle Will RockMarc Blitzstein1985Album
The Cradle Will Rock – Original 1985 Cast RecordingMarc Blitzstein1985Album
No For An Answer (Original Cast)Marc Blitzstein1982Album
No For An Answer / JunoMarc Blitzstein, Carol Channing1977Album
The Cradle Will Rock – Original Cast RecordingMarc Blitzstein1964Album
ReginaMarc Blitzstein, Brenda Lewis, Elisabeth Carron, Carol Brice, Joshua Hecht, New York City Opera Orchestra, New York City Opera Chorus, Samuel Krachmalnick1958Album
Marc BlitzsteinMarc Blitzstein1956Album
Excerpts From The Threepenny Opera (No. 2) (Die Dreigroschenoper)Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein1956Single
Marc Blitzstein Presents " The Cradle Will Rock", "No For An Answer, "Regina"Marc Blitzstein1956Album
The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)Kurt Weill, Marc Blitzstein1954Album
No For An AnswerMarc Blitzstein1951Album
JunoMarc Blitzstein, Shirley Booth, Melvyn DouglasAlbum
Songs Of The Theater -Marc BlitzsteinMarc Blitzstein, Muriel SmithAlbum
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