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Schalk, Franz (1863 - 1931), conductor

Deryck Cooke

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Vienna, 27 May 1863; d Edlach, 3 Sept 1931). Austrian conductor. A pupil of Bruckner at the Musikverein Konservatorium, he became first conductor at the Vienna Hofoper in 1900, under Mahler’s directorship; he conducted the first performances of Korngold's Der Schneeman (1910) and the revised version of Ariadne auf Naxos (1916). In 1918 he became director of the Hofoper, jointly with Richard Strauss, of whose Die Frau ohne

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