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date: 21 October 2019

Hindemith, Paul (b Hanau, 16 Nov. 1895; d Frankfurt, 28 Dec. 1963). German composer. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
Paul GriffithsPaul Griffiths, Tim AshleyTim Ashley

A gifted child, he played the violin in the Frankfurt Children's Trio, founded by his impoverished, exploitative father, before entering the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt as a scholarship pupil at the age of 12; there he was taught composition by ... ...

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