Leo Ornstein’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 2, 1893

Death Date

Feb 24, 2002

Age of Death

108 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Feb 24, 2002

Profession

Composer

The composer Leo Ornstein died at the age of 108. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Early 20th-century experimental musician of innovative, shocking compositions. He championed avant-garde composers.

He died when he was 108 and was survived by a daughter, a son, five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

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Now, what we are not talking about, what you’re really coming to, is what compromises one makes so that the listener understands somewhat of what you’re doing, what you’re trying to express.

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By the visual pattern, but mostly I’m guided entirely by my ear, what I hear.

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To the person that deals in visualizations, I suppose there is something rather exciting about a whole set of people – they all going symmetrically, up or down, in a military sort of precision.

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In writing music, the structure of each piece is a very important factor.

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Because essentially Schoenberg was an extremely gifted man. And in spite of many of his theories and so on, when he really began to write music, he still was guided very much by his internal hearing, by what we call your internal ear.