Erich Leinsdorf

Erich Leinsdorf

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Erich Leinsdorf (born Erich Landauer) (February 4, 1912 - September 11, 1993) was a naturalized American Austrian conductor. He performed and recorded with leading orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe, earning a reputation for exacting standards as well as an acerbic personality. He also published books and essays on musical matters.Leinsdorf was born to a Jewish family in Vienna, and was studying music at a local school by the age of 5. He played the cello and studied composition. In his teens, Leinsdorf worked as an piano accompanist for singers. He studied conducting at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, and later at the University of Vienna and the Vienna Academy of Music. From 1934 to 1937 he worked as an assistant to the noted conductors Bruno Walter and Arturo Toscanini at the Salzburg Festival.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135715747
  • 9786135715743