(b Charlottenburg, 1913; d Amsterdam, 1998). Dutch administrator, born an Austrian. Secretary to Schnabel 1934–9. Ass. to dir. Netherlands Opera 1946–8, dir. Holland Fest. 1947–65. Dir. Edinburgh Fest. 1966–78. Gen. man. RPO 1978–81. Dir., Mozart Fest., Paris, 1980–7. Hon. CBE 1972.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.