ON THIS DAY | Conductor Otto Klemperer Was Born in 1885

Remembered as one of the finest conductors of the 20th Century, he served principal conducting positions with the L'opéra De Strasbourg, Opera Cologne, Opera Wiesbaden, Kroll Oper, Royal Opera House, Budapest Opera and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

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Otto Klemperer Death

German conductor Otto Klemperer was born on this day in 1885.

He premiered a number of new works, including Janáček's From the House of the Dead, Schönberg's Erwartung, Stravinsky's Oedipus rex and Hindemith's Cardillac.

 

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 1 | OTTO KLEMPERER & NEW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA