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Paul Hindemith (1895–1963)

Paul Hindemith was born on November 16, 1895 in Hanau, Hesse, Germany. He was a composer, known for Nouvelle vague (1990), Ghosts Before Breakfast (1928) and How to Draw a Bunny (2002). He was married to Gertrud Rottenberg. He died on December 28, 1963 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. See full bio »

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 1994 Jobless Days (Documentary)
 1990 Dr. M
 1985 Cardillac (TV Movie) (from opera "Cardillac")
 1928 Ghosts Before Breakfast (Short)
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 2014 Show Jana Krause (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 June 2014 (2014) ... (music: "Allegro ze sonáty op. 25 pro violu solo")
 2002 How to Draw a Bunny (Documentary) (writer: "Trauermusik")
 1993 Degenerate Art (TV Movie documentary) ("Concert Music for Piano, Brass & Harps, Op. 49)
 1990 Nouvelle vague (writer: "Mathis der Maler: Grablegung", "Trauermusik", "Mathis der Maler: Versuchung des heiligen Antonius", "Sonate für Viola (1937)", "Sonate für Bratsche und Klavier op. 11-4", "Sonate für Bratsche allein op. 25-1" - as Hindemith)
 1962 New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- What Is a Melody? (1962) ... (music: "Concert Music for Strings and Brass")
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 1928 Ghosts Before Breakfast (Short)
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 1994 Casa de Lava (composer: additional music)

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German composer. After his father's death in 1915, he brought money home to the family by playing in taverns and cinemas. He also performed as a solo violist or in various chamber music ensembles, organized music festivals in Donaueschingen and Baden-Baden (1923-1929), taught at the Hochschule für Musik, Berlin (1927-1938), Yale University (1940-1953) and Zürich University (1951-1956), and in ... See more »

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