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Adolf Weissmann
Birth: Aug. 15, 1873, Germany
Death: Apr. 23, 1929
Haifa
Heifa (Haifa District), Israel

Author, Music Critic. Founding member of the International Society for Contemporary Music. He studied literature and philosophy in Breslau, Innsbruck, Florence and Bern. He received his doctorate in philosophy and became high school professor. His was teaching, but he soon went to Berlin and worked as a music critic. Already in 1907, he was known for the biography of George Bizet. In 1911, he published a significant work "Berlin as a city of music since 1740," in which his historical overview of the musical events in the capital. He then wrote a comprehensive biography of Frederic Chopin (1912), a work which has to this day a working basis for all biographers of the Polish composer. His other works includes: "The Virtuoso" (1920), "Verdi" (1922), "Giacomo Puccini" (1922), "Music in the World Crisis" (1922) and "Music of the Senses" (1925). In 1927, Weissmann wrote his last great work, "Music Come to Earth." In February the following year he wrote an overview of the Berlin Opera's landscape, "Opera Berlin" (Stuttgart 1929). He might be forgotten today, but Weissmann filled the importance as a music critic in his time to that of a German-Polish literary critic in our days.  (bio by: julia&keld) 
 
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Old Haifa Cemetery
Haifa
Heifa (Haifa District), Israel
 
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 15, 2014
Rest in Peace, Adolf. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 22, 2014

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