Hindemith, Paul

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Paul Hindemith
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Hindemith, Paul Gender: M
born on 16 November 1895 at 21:30 (= 9:30 PM )
Place Hanau, Germany, 50n08, 8e56
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°16' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°05 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 04°22'


German composer of operas, symphonies, ballets, sonatas and a number of chamber works. He was born to a musician father and his brother, Rudolph, was a distinguished cellist. Paul attended the Hoch Conservatory 1909-1917 and served in the German Army for one year from 1917. He was appointed the professor at Berlin Hochschule in 1927 but his music was banned from public performance by the Nazi government in 1934.

Settling in the U.S. from 1939, he became a professor at Yale University 1941-1953 and a lecturer at Harvard 1949-1950. Returning to Germany, Hindemith was a professor at the University of Zurich 1953-1963.

Hindemith married Gertrud Ruttenberg in 1924. He died on 12/28/1963, Frankfurt, Germany.

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  • Death, Cause unspecified 28 December 1963 (Age 68)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Relationship : Marriage 1924 (Gertrude Ruttenberg)
  • Social : Begin a program of study 1909 (Studied at the Hoch Conservatory, eight yrs.)
  • Social : Joined group 1917 (Joined the German Army, one yr.)
  • Work : New Job 1927 (Professor at Berlin Hochschule)
  • Family : Change residence 1939 (Emigrated to U.S.)
  • Work : New Job 1941 (Professor at Yale University, 12 yrs.)
  • Work : New Job 1953 (Professor at the Univ.of Zurich, 10 yrs.)
  • Work : Lose social status 1934 (Music banned by Nazis)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Dr. Arno Muller

(Taeger quotes Vietenhoff for 5:00 PM, given as B.C.)


  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (CEO)
  • Vocation : Miscellaneous : Utilities/Phone/Cable/TV (Nuclear power utilities)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (German army)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor at universities)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Nazi persecution, Germany to U.S.)