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Karajan, Herbert vonlocked

  • Gerhard Brunner,
  • Charles Barber
  •  and José A. Bowen

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(b Salzburg, April 5, 1908; d Anif, July 16, 1989). Austrian conductor. He appeared in public at the age of five as a pianist, and studied the piano at the Salzburg Mozarteum while still a schoolboy, but changed his intentions and took further studies in conducting with Franz Schalk at the Vienna Music Academy. His spectacular career was launched when he conducted ...

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