John Schonberger (1 October 1892, Philadelphia – 19 June 1983, Los Angeles, Calif.) was an American composer.
He began the study of music and gave violin recitals at age 12. A charter member of the Memphis and Dallas Symphony Orchestras, he also played violin with several dance bands and led his own orchestra. Schonberger also worked in the film industry for a time.
Schonberger is remembered today particularly for his 1920 composition Whispering.
Works for Winds
- Winds A' "Whispering" (arr. La Plante) (1920/2009)
- Fuld, James J. The Book of World-Famous Music: Classical, Popular, and Folk. New York: Dover Publications, 2000, p. 647. Print.
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "John Schonberger." Accessed 17 October 2019
- "John Schonberger." IMDb. Web. Accessed 17 October 2019