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Composers

Hanns Eisler

Bibliography

Bick, Sally. “Political Ironies: Hanns Eisler in Hollywood and behind the Iron Curtain,” Acta musicologica 75, no. 1 (2003):  65–84.

Blake, David. “Eisler, Hanns,” in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie, vol. VI, 89–94. London: Macmillan, 1980.

————. “Eisler, Hanns,” in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie, vol. VIII, 37–42. London: Macmillan, 2001.

————, ed. Hanns Eisler: A Miscellany. Sydney and New York: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1995.

Culbert, David. “Hanns Eisler (1898–1962): The Politically Engaged Composer,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, & Television 18, no. 4 (Oct 1998): 493–502.

Eisler, Hanns. Hanns Eisler: Musik und Politik Schriften: 1924–1948. Leipzig: Deutscher Verlag für Musik, 1983.

Gorbman, Claudia. “Hanns Eisler in Hollywood,” Screen 32 (Fall 1991): 272–85.

Grabs, Manfred, ed. Hanns Eisler: A Rebel in Music: Selected Writings. London: Kahn & Averill, 1978.

Hinton, Stephen. “Hanns Eisler and the Ideology of Modern Music,” in New Music, Aesthetics and Ideology / Neue Musik, Asthetik und Ideologie, 79–85. Wilhelmshaven, Germany: Noetzel 1995.

Knepler, Georg. “Hanns Eisler and Interventive Thought,” Journal of Musicological Research 17, nos. 3–4 (1998): 239–60.

Schebera, Jürgen. Hanns Eisler: Eine Biographie in Texten, Bildern und Dokumenten. Mainz: Schott, 1998.

Wierzbicki, James. “Hanns Eisler and the FBI,” Music & Politics 2, no. 2 (2008).

Links

International Hanns Eisler Society:  http://www.hanns-eisler.com

Universal Edition catalogue of Eisler's music: http://www.universaledition.com/truman/en_templates/view.php3?f_id=162

Hanns Eisler Project:  http://www.tonttu.com/projects/page22

North American Hanns Eisler Forum:  http://eislermusic.com