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John Schonberger

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John Schonberger


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.

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