Kurt Weill

Kurt Weill
1900 - 1950

Kurt Weill  German Composer

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Kurt Weill was previously married to Lotte Lenya (1937 - 1950).

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German Composer Kurt Weill was born Kurt Julian Weill on 2nd March, 1900 in Dessau, Germany and passed away on 3rd Apr 1950 New York City, NY, USA aged 50. He is most remembered for The Threepenny Opera. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Kurt Weill is a member of the following lists: American composers, American musicians and Tony Award winners.

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Married1 26 years, 3 months - -
Total1 26 years, 3 months - -

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First Name Kurt
Middle Name Julian
Last Name Weill
Full Name at Birth Kurt Julian Weill
Age 50 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd March, 1900
Birthplace Dessau, Germany
Died 3rd April, 1950
Place of Death New York City, NY, USA
Cause of Death Heart attack
Buried Mount Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York, USA
Build Average
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality German
University Berlin Hochschule für Musik
Occupation Text Composer
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame The Threepenny Opera
Music Genre (Text) Opera, Musical, Classical
Music Genre Stage & Screen
Year(s) Active 1920–1950
Music Style Stage & Screen, Vocal, Cabaret, Cast Recordings, Musicals, Pop/Rock, Classical, Modern Composition, Avant-Garde, Opera
Music Mood Theatrical, Ironic, Eerie, Autumnal, Acerbic, Playful, Bittersweet
Instrument Composer
Instrument (text) Piano
Official Websites www.kwf.org

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German (later American) composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his fruitful collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. With Brecht, he developed productions such as his best-known work, The Threepenny Opera, which included the ballad "Mack the Knife". Weill held the ideal of writing music that served a socially useful purpose, Gebrauchsmusik. He also wrote several works for the concert hall. He became a United States citizen on August 27, 1943.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Kurt Weill50 PiscesComposer
German
Lotte Lenya83 LibraActress
Austrian

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