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Paul Hindemith
(1895 - 1963)

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1895 Born 16 November, in Hanau
1908 Studies as a violinist and composer (with Mendelssohn and Sekles) at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt
1915 Appointed director of the Frankfurt Opera orchestra
1921 Performs on the viola in the Amar-Hindemith Quartet until 1929
1923 Works to promote chamber music through his administrative work for the Donaueschingen Festival
1927 Begins teaching at the Berlin Musikhochschule
1938 Falls under Nazi disapproval and leaves for Switzerland
1940 Appointed visiting professor at Yale University
1940 Moves to the U.S.; accepts faculty position at Yale University
1953 Returns to Switzerland
1963 Died 28 December, in Frankfurt
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