Dessau, Paul

   German composer. Born in Hamburg, he began as a violinist, but eventually turned to conducting and composing. He was appointed to a number of posts in German opera houses. During the 1920s he wrote for the cinema. Eventually he emigrated to New York, but in 1948 settled in Berlin and served as professor of the German Academy of Arts.

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  • DESSAU, PAUL — (1894–1979), German composer. The grandson of a cantor, Dessau was born in Hamburg. He was co répétiteur in Hamburg (1912) and conducted operetta at the Tivoli Theatre, Bremen (1913). In 1919 he became co répétiteur and conductor in Cologne. In… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Dessau, Paul — ▪ German composer born Dec. 19, 1894, Hamburg, Ger. died June 28, 1979, East Berlin, E.Ger. [now Berlin, Ger.]       German composer and conductor best known for his operas and other vocal works written in collaboration with Bertolt Brecht… …   Universalium

  • Dessau, Paul — • ДЕ ССАУ (Dessau) Пауль (19.12.1894 29.6.1979)    нем. композитор (ГДР). Чл. Академии иск в ГДР. Чл. СЕПГ с 1948. Учился в Берлинской консерватории. С 1909 работал концертмейстером, дирижёром в Гамбурге, Кёльне, Берлине. Для кино начал писать с… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Dessau (disambiguation) — Dessau may refer to: Places Dessau, a town in Germany, part of Dessau Roßlau Dessau Roßlau, a town in Germany Dessau (Saxony Anhalt), a neighbourhood of Kleinau in Germany Dessau (Bavaria), a hamlet near Burggen in Germany Dessau, Texas, in the… …   Wikipedia

  • DESSAU (P.) — DESSAU PAUL (1894 1979) Compositeur allemand né à Hambourg, Paul Dessau occupe, après la Première Guerre mondiale, divers postes à Hambourg, à Cologne, à Mayence et à Berlin. En 1933, il émigre à Paris puis aux États Unis, et revient après 1945… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Paul Dessau — Infobox Person name = Paul Dessau image size = caption = birth date = birth date|1894|12|19|df=y birth place = Hamburg, Germany death date = death date and age|1979|6|28|1894|12|19|df=y death place = Königs Wusterhausen, Germany education =… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Dessau — (um 1955) Paul Dessau (* 19. Dezember 1894 in Hamburg; † 28. Juni 1979 in Königs Wusterhausen bei Berlin) war ein deutscher Komponist und Dirigent. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paul Klee — Paul Klee, Fotografie von Alexander Eliasberg, 1911 Ernst Paul Klee (* 18. Dezember 1879 in Münchenbuchsee, Schweiz; …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paul-Greifzu-Stadion (Dessau-Roßlau) — Paul Greifzu Stadion Luftbild des Stadions Daten Ort Deutschland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paul Dessau — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Con Ruth Berghaus, Kurt Hager y otros miembros del Berliner Ensemble, 1974 Paul Dessau (*19 de diciembre de 1894 …   Wikipedia Español

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