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Paul Weingarten, Ph.D. (April 20, 1886, City of Brünn, Margravial Moravia, Imp.&R. Austria – April 11, 1948, Vienna, Second Republic of Austria) was a Moravia-born pianist and music teacher. He studied Music History at the University of Vienna, where he obtained a Ph.D. in 1910. He studied music at the Vienna Conservatory. Among his teachers were Emil von Sauer (piano), Robert Fuchs (theory), Guido Adler. After traveling through Europe as a concert pianist, he became a piano teacher at the Vienna Music Academy. On his return to Austria, in March 1938, from a concert tour in Japan, German troops were advancing in Austria. He taught at the Tōkyō Ongaku Gakkō[ja], Shitaya Dist., Tokyo Metropolis. He left Austria to return in 1945 to give a piano masterclass at the Vienna Academy of Music. Jazz keyboardist Joe (Josef) Zawinul reports he was taught by Weingarten at the Vienna Conservatory in 1939 before Weingarten "had to leave."[citation needed]

The grave of Paul and Anna

He was married with Anna Maria Josefa Elisabeth von Batthyány-Strattmann[1] (March 23, 1909, Kittsee – September 21, 1992, Vienna), a daughter of László Batthyány-Strattmann. References[edit]

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Paul Weingarten Biography[permanent dead link] (in German) Paul Weingarten (Geni.com)

Paul Weingarten, Jr.

Paul Weingarten

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 40151510 GND: 117268844

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