Otto Ackermann


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(b Bucharest, 1909; d Wabern, 1960).

Romanian‐born conductor (Swiss cit.) who worked in most leading opera houses. Cond. Düsseldorf Opera 1928–32, Brno Opera 1932–5, Berne Opera 1935–47, Theater an der Wien 1947–53, Cologne 1953–8, Zurich 1958–60. Noted for interpretation of J. Strauss II and Lehár.

Subjects: Music.

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