Paul Hindemith

1895 - 1963

Paul Hindemith

Paul Hindemith (; 16 November 1895 – 28 December 1963) was a prolific German composer, violist, violinist, teacher and conductor. In the 1920s, he became a major advocate of the Neue Sachlichkeit (new objectivity) style of music. Notable compositions include his song cycle Das Marienleben (1923), Der Schwanendreher for viola and orchestra (1935), and the opera Mathis der Maler (1938). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Hindemith has received more than 534,461 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 97th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Paul Hindemith ranks 97 out of 1,008Before him are Adolphe Adam, Olivier Messiaen, Luigi Cherubini, Josquin des Prez, Zoltán Kodály, and Pietro Mascagni. After him are Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Carlo Gesualdo, Mily Balakirev, Jacopo Peri, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, and Heinrich Schütz.

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Among people born in 1895, Paul Hindemith ranks 15Before him are Mikhail Bakhtin, Nikolai Yezhov, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Ernst Jünger, J. Edgar Hoover, and Wilm Hosenfeld. After him are Semyon Timoshenko, Rudolph Valentino, Amin al-Husseini, Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Richard Sorge, and Levi Eshkol. Among people deceased in 1963, Paul Hindemith ranks 14Before him are Robert Schuman, Tristan Tzara, C. S. Lewis, Lee Harvey Oswald, Nâzım Hikmet, and Ngo Dinh Diem. After him are Abd el-Krim, Thích Quảng Đức, Francis Poulenc, Theodor Heuss, Sylvia Plath, and Yasujirō Ozu.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Paul Hindemith ranks 270 out of 3,763Before him are Martin Waldseemüller (1470), Max Scheler (1874), Joseph Beuys (1921), Karl May (1842), Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), and Irma Grese (1923). After him are Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Sepp Dietrich (1892), Heinrich von Kleist (1777), Franz Mesmer (1734), Pina Bausch (1940), and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Paul Hindemith ranks 17Before him are Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), Carl Orff (1895), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), Johann Pachelbel (1653), and Johann Christian Bach (1735). After him are Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Hans Zimmer (1957), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), and Max Bruch (1838).

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