Klaus Pringsheim (1883 - 1972)

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Birthplace: München, Bayern, Deutschland
Death: Died in 東京都, 日本
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About Klaus Pringsheim


Klaus Pringsheim Sr. (July 24, 1883, Munich – December 7, 1972, Tokyo) was a German-born composer, conductor, music-educator, and twin brother of Katharina "Katia" Pringsheim, since 1905 wife of Thomas Mann. He was the son of mathematician and artist Alfred Pringsheim and his wife Hedwig Dohm Pringsheim, who was an actress in Berlin before her marriage. Along with making big effort for spreading and establishing classical music in Japan, he had a great influence on Japanese musicians.

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July 24, 1883
München, Bayern, Deutschland
Age 28
Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
December 7, 1972
Age 89
東京都, 日本