Paul Hindemith

Composer Paul Hindemith

Profession: Composer


Biography: Das Marienleben, Der Schwanendreher, Mathis der Maler

Born: November 16, 1895
Birthplace: Hanau, Germany

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: December 28, 1963 (aged 68)

Historical Events

  • 1929-10-03 William Walton's Viola Concerto premieres during the Proms at the Queen's Hall, London; composer Paul Hindemith is soloist with the Henry Wood Symphony Orchestra conducted by Walton
  • 1934-03-12 Paul Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Berlin
  • 1938-05-28 Paul Hindemith's opera "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Zurich
  • 1938-07-21 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massine's ballet Nobilissima Visione premieres in London
  • 1946-05-14 Paul Hindemith's "For Those We Love" premieres
  • 1950-12-11 Paul Hindemith's Concerto for Clarinet premieres with Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy, and Benny Goodman as soloist, at the Academy of Music
  • 1957-08-11 Paul Hindemith's opera "Harmonie der Welt" premieres in Munich, German
  • 1959-01-30 Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh" premieres
  • 1963-03-13 Paul Hindemith and Thornton Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner" premieres in NYC

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