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Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959


Ernest Bloch Legacy

Born in 1880 in Geneva, Ernest Bloch was a composer influenced by Richard Strauss and the Impressionist movement in art. This tendency found expression in many of his works, including his opera Macbeth and Schelomo, a work for cello and orchestra. Later in life, Bloch moved to the coast of Oregon, so it's not surprising that the Ernest Bloch Legacy organization is based out in the town of Newport....