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Hindemith, Paul

Line breaks: Paul Hin¦de|mith
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪndəmɪt
 
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Definition of Hindemith, Paul in English:

( 1895–1963), German composer. A leading figure in the neoclassical trend which began in the 1920s and an exponent of Gebrauchsmusik (‘utility music’), he believed that music should have a social purpose. Notable works: Mathis der Maler (opera, 1938).

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