Walter (Schlesinger), Bruno

(1876–1962)
   German conductor. Having become a leading conductor of operatic and orchestral music in his native Germany and in Austria, Bruno Walter had to leave with the Nazi rise to power. He settled in the United States and served as conductor and musical adviser of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra 1947–9. He was regarded as the most eminent interpreter of Mozart and of Gustav MAHLER, with whom he had worked in Vienna for more than a decade.

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  • Bruno Walter Schlesinger — Bruno Walter, Wien 1912 Bruno Walter (* 15. September 1876 in Berlin; † 17. Februar 1962 in Beverly Hills; geboren als Bruno Walter Schlesinger) war ein deutscher Dirigent, Pianist und Komponist. Er zählt zu den bedeutendsten Dirigenten des 20.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Bruno Walter — (September 15, 1876 ndash; February 17, 1962) was a German born conductor and composer. He was born in Berlin, but moved to several countries between 1933 and 1939, finally settling in the United States in 1939. He was born Bruno Schlesinger, but …   Wikipedia

  • Bruno Walter — Bruno Walter, Wien 1912 Bruno Walter (* 15. September 1876 in Berlin; † 17. Februar 1962 in Beverly Hills; geboren als Bruno Walter Schlesinger) war ein deutscher Dirigent, Pianist und Komponist. Er zählt zu den bedeutendsten Dirigenten des 20 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Schlesinger — is a German surname meaning from Silesia (German: Schlesien ) and may refer to: * Adam Schlesinger (born 1967), American composer and musician * Adolf Martin Schlesinger (1769 1838), German founder of A.M. Schlesingers Musikhandlung * Alan… …   Wikipedia

  • WALTER (B.) — Au sein d’une génération de chefs d’orchestre qui assura la transition entre le XIXe et le XXe siècle, Bruno Walter a incarné une approche mesurée, à mi chemin des deux tempéraments extrêmes que représentaient Furtwängler et Toscanini. Disciple… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Walter — Walter, Bruno Walter, John * * * (as used in expressions) Adams, Walter S(ydney) Alvarez, Luis W(alter) Bagehot, Walter Walter Lanier Barber Beaton, Sir Cecil (Walter Hardy) Benjamin, Walter Brattain, Walter H(ouser) Richard Walter Jenkins, Jr.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • WALTER, BRUNO — (Bruno Walter Schlesinger; 1876–1962), conductor. He was born in Berlin, where he studied at the Stern Conservatory. At 17 he became voice coach at the Cologne Opera and the following year assistant conductor, under gustav mahler , at the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Schlesinger — Schlesinger, John * * * (as used in expressions) Schlesinger, Arthur M(eier), y Schlesinger, Arthur M(eier), Jr. Schlesinger, John (Richard) Bruno Walter Schlesinger …   Enciclopedia Universal

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