Grosz, Wilhelm, b. Vienna, March 11, 1894, d. New York (USA), Dec. 10, 1939, composer, pianist, studied under F. Schreker and G. Adler. Went to Berlin in 1928 and worked in radio broadcasting and record studios, emigrated to the USA in 1934; wrote operas, ballets, film and dance music, renowned esp. for his foxtrot-tango ballads.
Literature#C. Ottner, "Was damals als unglaubliche Kuehnheit erschien". F. Schrekers Wr. Kompositionsklasse, 2000.