Monday, January 6, 2014

Hindemith, Paul

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

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