Weill, Kurt

(1900-50)
   German composer. Born in Dessau, he studied at the Hochschule fur Musik in Berlin and became conductor of the municipal opera in Lüdenscheid. His early compositions include Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra, Der Protagonist and Der Zar lasst sich photographieren. Later he collaborated with Bertholdt Brecht. In 1933 he went to Paris, and later settled in the US.

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  • WEILL, KURT — (1900–1950), composer. The son of a ḥazzan, Weill was born in Dessau and studied under the composer Busoni in Berlin. He at first wrote operas and symphonic and chamber music, but later turned to social satire in the theater. Weill formed an… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Weill,Kurt — Weill (wīl, vīl), Kurt. 1900 1950. German born composer who collaborated with Bertolt Brecht on The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1927) and The Threepenny Opera (1928). * * * …   Universalium

  • Weill, Kurt — ▪ German American composer in full  Kurt Julian Weill   born March 2, 1900, Dessau, Ger. died April 3, 1950, New York, N.Y., U.S.  German born American composer who created a revolutionary kind of opera of sharp social satire in collaboration… …   Universalium

  • Weill, Kurt — (1900 1950)    composer and musician; best known for his collaboration with Bertolt Brecht.* Born in Dessau to a Jewish cantor, he was soon drawn to music* and began studies with Albert Bing, music director at Dessau s court theater,* when he was …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Weill, Kurt — ► (1900 50) Compositor alemán. Musicó para Bertolt Brecht La ópera de cuatro cuartos (1928) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Weill, Kurt —  (1900–1950) German born American composer …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Weill, Kurt (Julian) — (2 mar. 1900, Dessau, Alemania–3 abr. 1950, Nueva York. N.Y., EE.UU.). Compositor estadounidense de origen alemán. Hijo de un cantor, a los 15 años de edad ya trabajaba como pianista de acompañamiento en un teatro. Estudió composición fugazmente… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Weill, Kurt (Julian) — born March 2, 1900, Dessau, Ger. died April 3, 1950, New York. N.Y., U.S. German born U.S. composer. Son of a cantor, by age 15 he was working as a theatre accompanist. He studied composition briefly with Engelbert Humperdinck, and a conductor s… …   Universalium

  • Weill — Weill, Kurt …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kurt Julian Weill — Kurt Weill Kurt Julian Weill (* 2. März 1900 in Dessau; † 3. April 1950 in New York) war ein deutscher und später amerikanischer Komponist. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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