Paul Abraham, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Paul Abraham

Hungarian composer

Date of Birth: 02-Nov-1892

Place of Birth: Apatin, Serbia

Date of Death: 06-May-1960

Profession: composer, conductor

Nationality: Hungary, United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Paul Abraham

  • Paul Abraham (Hungarian: Ábrahám Pál; 2 November 1892 – 6 May 1960) was a Jewish-Hungarian composer of operettas, who scored major successes in the German-speaking world.
  • His specialty - and own innovation - was the insertion of jazz interludes into operettas.Abraham was born in Apatin, Austria-Hungary (today Serbia), and studied at the Royal National Hungarian Academy of Music in Budapest from 1910 to 1916.
  • He studied cello with Adolf Schiffer and composition with Viktor Herzfeld.

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