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Raphael von Koeber
Birth: Jan. 15, 1848
Nizhni Novgorod
Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russian Federation
Death: Jun. 14, 1923
Yokohama
Kanagawa, Japan

Russian philosopher. Born from a family of German origin, he studied piano in Moscow with teachers such as Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Nikolai Rubinstein. Graduated in 1872, he decided to undertake the study of Philosophy at the University of Jena, where in 1878 he obtained his doctorate. He was Professor of Aesthetics, Musicology and Music History at the University of Berlin, Heidelberg and Munich of Bavaria. In 1893, Von Koeber accepted the Chair of greek and medieval Philosophy of Imperial University of Tokyo, where he remained until 1914. In Japan, even today, is considered an excellent figure, as man and as a professor. His library, consisting of almost 2000 classic and philosophical works, is located at the Tohoku University. (bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) 
 
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Zoshigaya Cemetery
Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
 
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Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6134103
Raphael von Koeber
Added by: Lucy Caldarelli
 
Raphael von Koeber
Added by: Lucy Caldarelli
 
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