Wilhelm Kempff bio

Birth Name: Wilhelm Kempff

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: November25, 1895

Date Of Death: May 23, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Wilhelm Kempff was born on the 25th of November, 1895. He was popular for being a Pianist. Became known for his interpretations and recordings of the complete sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert .

Wilhelm Kempff was born in Germany. His first major recital was in 1917 and featured Hammerklavier Sonata by Beethoven and Variations on a Theme of Paganini by Johannes Brahms . He succeeded Max Pauer as director of the Stuttgart College of Music, a position he held from 1924 until 1929. He co-founded the summer courses at Marmorpalais Potsdam in 1931.

Wilhelm Kempff was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Wilhelm Kempff was born in 1890s.

Wilhelm Kempff is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Wilhelm Kempff was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME:Wilhelm Kempff
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Wilhelm Kempff was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Wilhelm Kempff was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Wilhelm Kempff had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Wilhelm Kempff’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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