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Today in WMH: Obsessed with Numbers to the End

Image7/13 Today (well, Yesterday) in Weird Music History: 1951.  Composer Arnold Schoenberg dies in Los Angeles.  In 1951, that fell on “Friday the 13th.”  The inventor of the Twelve-Tone method of serial composition was not only obsessed with musical numbers.  He was also quite superstitious about the number 13.  And he was undoubtedly was aware of the fact he was 76 years old. (7+6=13).  No information as to whether he ever owned a black cat…

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  1. LaDona's Music Studio says:

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