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Hermann Heiß

Full name: Hermann Heiß
Other name(s): Georg Frauenfelder
Gender: Male
Born: December 29, 1897 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Died: December 6, 1966 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions


Hermann Heiß often operated under the pseudonym George Frauenfelder. In World War I he was a prisoner of war of the United States and then studied music (composition) in Frankfurt am Main until 1927. His main work focus was 12-tone music and electronic music. From 1928-33 Heiß taught at Spiekeroog, an island in the North Sea. In 1939 he married the dancer Maria Muggenthaler. In 1944 90% of his works was destroyed in an air raid on Darmstadt, but from 1946 he taught there as a lecturer. In 1948 Heiß was awarded the Büchner Prize. In 1955, he established one of the first electronic music studios in Germany.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 34 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Music Germany GER AC

Mixed Music

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Summer 34 Los Angeles Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC
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