Austrian Conductor Erich Kleiber Born On This Day in 1890 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian conductor Erich Kleiber was born on this day in 1890 – 128 years ago

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Erich Kleiber Birthday

Austrian conductor Erich Kleiber was born on this day in 1890 – 128 years ago.

Dying in 1956, he served prominent conducting positions with the Berlin State Opera, La Scala Opera and the Colon Theater – and premiered a number of important 20th Century works including Alban Berg’s ground-breaking opera, Wozzeck.

He was the father of renowned conductor, Carlos Kleiber.

 

JOHANN STRAUSS II | BLUE DANUBE WALTZ | ERICH KLEIBER & BERLIN PHILHARMONIC | 1932

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