Kempff, Wilhelm

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Name
Kempff, Wilhelm Gender: M
Kempff, Wilhelm Walter F.
born on 25 November 1895 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Juterbog, Germany, 51n59, 13e04
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°40' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 11°58 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 02°45'



Biography

German musician, a pianist and composer of the romantic period, a teacher and the author of music books. His works include four operas, songs, ballets, two symphonies, concerts and other orchestral pieces.

Born into a family of distinguished church musicians, he studied with his dad, then formally from age nine. He began his career in 1916 as a pianist and organist and made many tours, worldwide. He was close to 70 when he made his U.S. debut, world known through his recordings.

Kempff married Baroness Helen Hiller von Gaertringen in 1926; seven kids; widowed 1986. He himself died 5/23/1991, Positano, Italy after suffering from Parkinson's for ten years.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1926 (Baroness Helen Hiller Von Gaertringen)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 23 May 1991 at 12:00 noon in Positaro, Italy (After years of Parkinson's, age 95)
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Source Notes

Cirkels quotes Snethlage; same in NFM

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano, organ)