As per our current Database, Wilhelm Kempff has been died on May 23, 1991 (age 95).
When Wilhelm Kempff die, Wilhelm Kempff was 95 years old.
|Popular As||Wilhelm Kempff|
|Age||95 years old|
|Born||November 25, 1895 (Germany)|
Wilhelm Kempff’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
Wilhelm Kempff was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
Became known for his interpretations and recordings of the complete sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert.
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.
His father worked as a royal music Director and organist at St. Nicolai Church. His brother Georg was Director of church music at the University of Erlangen.
He had a wide-ranging repertoire that covered Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, Brahms, and Robert Schumann.