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Bloch, Ernest

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Pronunciation: /blɒx
 
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Definition of Bloch, Ernest in English:

( 1880–1959), Swiss-born American composer, of Jewish descent. His work reflects the influence of the late 19th-century romanticism of Liszt and Richard Strauss and Jewish musical forms. Notable works: the Israel Symphony (1912–16) and Solomon (1916).

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