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Marc Blitzstein

AKA Marcus Samuel Blitzstein

Born: 2-Mar-1905
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 22-Jan-1964
Location of death: Fort-de-France, Martinique
Cause of death: Murder
Remains: Buried, Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Cradle Will Rock

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII)

Wrote Mack the Knife.

Wife: Eva Goldbeck
Father: Samuel Blitzstein
Mother: Anna Levitt

    University: University of Pennsylvania (1921-23)
    University: Curtis Institute of Music (1924-26)
    University: Akademie der Kuenste in Berlin (1927)

    Communist Party USA (admitted in closed HUAC session)
    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1946
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1940-42
    HUAC Hearings
    Hollywood Blacklist
    Jewish Ancestry


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