Herbert (Seligman), Walter
- Frank Merkling
(b Frankfurt, Feb 18, 1902; d San Diego, ca, Sept 14, 1975). American conductor and administrator of German birth. He studied composition with Schoenberg in Vienna before gaining practical experience as a conductor in Germany and Switzerland and at the Vienna Volksoper. In 1938, just before the Anschluss, he left Austria for the USA, and became an American citizen in ...