Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Hindemith, Paul


(1895-1963), German composer and conductor, studied at the Frankfurt Conservatory, he was able to play various instruments, concertmaster of the Frankfurt Opera Orchestra, in 1927 he went to Berlin and taught at the Hochschule. In 1940 he emigrated to US and taught at Yale and Cornell universities. In 1947 he return to Europe and settle in Switzerland. He composed 7 operas, concertos, 40 orchestral works, chamber music.

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