- (1885-1973)German musician. Born in Breslau, he studied in Frankfurt and Berlin. He was chorus master and then conductor at the German theatre in Prague. In 1917 he became music director of the Cologne Opera. Later he led several German opera companies. When the Nazis came to power, he emigrated to the US. He directed the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. From 1947 to 1950 he was director of the Budapest Opera. In 1954 he began conducting and recording with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London, becoming its principal conductor.
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KLEMPERER, OTTO — (1885–1973), conductor and composer. Born in Breslau, Klemperer studied in Frankfurt and Berlin. In 1905 he met mahler , who exercised a decisive influence on his career. On Mahler s recommendation he was appointed chorus master and conductor in… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Klemperer, Otto — born May 14, 1885, Breslau, Ger. died July 6, 1973, Zürich, Switz. German conductor. After studying composition with Hans Pfitzner (1869–1949), in 1905 he met Gustav Mahler, who recommended him for several positions, including chief conductor at… … Universalium
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Klemperer, Otto — (1885–1973) Musical conductor. Klemperer came to the United States from Germany in 1933 and directed the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and then the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. After World War II he spent several years in Europe working … Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament
Klemperer,Otto — Klem·per·er (klĕmʹpər ər), Otto. 1885 1973. German conductor noted for his interpretations of Beethoven, Mahler, and Richard Strauss. * * * … Universalium
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