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Wittgenstein, Paul 1887-1961

Overview
Works: 76 works in 121 publications in 3 languages and 1,522 library holdings
Genres: Symphonies  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Symphonic poems  Overtures  Arrangements (Music)  Chamber music  Boleros (Music)  Ballets (Music)  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Composer, Author, Instrumentalist, Dedicatee, Arranger
Classifications: M1001, 785.11
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Most widely held works by Paul Wittgenstein
Opera session by Giacomo Di Tollo( )

3 editions published in 2014 and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections by Jiří Bárta( )

2 editions published in 2010 and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School for the Left Hand, Exercises by Paul Wittgenstein( )

15 editions published in 1957 in 4 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klaverskole
Concerto in D major for the left hand by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

2 editions published in 1970 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintett in G-Dur für Klavier linke Hand, zwei Violinen, Viola und Violoncello, 1926 : Originalfassung = Quintet in G major for piano left-hand, two violins, viola and cello, 1926 : original version by Franz Schmidt( )

2 editions published in 2010 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Wittgenstein, all in one hand : the pianist of Ravel's "Left hand" concerto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian concert pianist, loses his arm at the age of twenty seven, while serving as an officer in the First World War. Nonetheless, he is set on continuing his career. Major composers, such as Ravel and Strauss wrote concerts for him, from which he gained international acclaim. Forced to leave Austria by the Nazis, he dies in New York in 1961. Paul's father, Karl Wittgenstein millionaire and chief Austrian "iron and steel baron," determined to have his five sons follow in his footsteps and become industrialists, he does not permit them to pursue artistic careers. Ultimately, he will pay for his intransigence with the lives of his three eldest children who escape their father's authority by committing suicide. Finally, Karl Wittgenstein allows his two remaining sons the freedom to choose their own profession. Ludwig, the younger brother of Paul, turns to philosophy. Paul Wittgenstein's biography is an extraordinary life-affirming story. It is the tale of a man who perseveres in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles and prevails
Concerto in D for the left hand by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1989 and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parergon to the Sinfonia domestica, op. 73 by Richard Strauss( Recording )

5 editions published in 1959 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano quartet in A for pianoforte (left hand), violin, viola and violoncello by Hans Gál( )

3 editions published in 2014 and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Wittgenstein plays music for the left hand( Recording )

and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra by Concertgebouworkest( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at Hitomi Kinen Kodo, Tokyo, on 28 May 1993
Works for the left hand( Recording )

3 editions published in 1970 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klavierkonzert Es Dur by Franz Schmidt( )

1 edition published in 1952 and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ravel conducts Ravel by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works for piano left hand & orchestra : written for Paul Wittgenstein by Franz Schmidt( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintett by Franz Schmidt( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruno Walter in concert by Bruno Walter( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Paul Wittgenstein aŭstra pianisto

Paul Wittgenstein Austrian pianist

Paul Wittgenstein pianist austriak

Paul Wittgenstein pianist uit Oostenrijk (1887-1961)

Paul Wittgenstein pianista austríac

Paul Wittgenstein pianista austriacki

Paul Wittgenstein pianista austríaco

Paul Wittgenstein pianiste autrichien

Paul Wittgenstein rakouský klavírista

Paul Wittgenstein US-amerikanischer Pianist österreichischer Herkunft

Paulus Wittgenstein

Vitgenšteinas Paulis

Von Wittgenstein, Paul 1887-1961

Wittgenstein, Paul Karl Hermann

Wittgenstein, Paul von

Пауль Витгенштейн

Пауль Витгенштейн австрийский и американский пианист

Пауль Вітгенштайн

Պաուլ Վիտգենշթայն

פאול ויטגנשטיין

פאול ויטגנשטיין מוזיקאי אמריקאי

پاول ویتگنشتاین

파울 비트겐슈타인

パウル・ウィトゲンシュタイン

パウル・ウィトゲンシュタイン オーストリアのピアニスト

保羅·維根斯坦

保罗·维特根斯坦 奥地利钢琴家

Languages
English (15)

German (10)

French (1)