Schulhoff, Erwin [ Ervin Schulhoff] (b Prague, 1894; d Wülzbourg concentration camp, 1942). Cz. pianist and composer. Worked with A. Hába on microtones and also influenced by jazz. Wrote 8 syms. (Nos. 7 and 8 unfinished) (1925–42); opera Flames (1927–8); 2 ballets (both 1925); cantata The Communist Manifesto (1932, f.p. Prague 1962); 2 pf. concs. (1913, 1923); conc. for fl. and pf. (1927); conc. for str. qt. and wind orch. (1930); 2 str. qts. (1924, 1925); str. sextet (1924); 4 pf. sonatas (1918–27).
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