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Leopold Hager

(b. 1935)


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(b Salzburg, 1935).

Austrian conductor and organist. Opera début Mainz 1958 (L'italiana in Algeri). Ass. cond. Mainz Opera 1958–62; prin. cond. Linz Landesth. 1962–4, Cologne 1964–5, Freiburg 1965–9. Prin. cond. Salzburg Mozarteum Orch. 1969–81. Salzburg Fest. début 1954 (as org.). Cond. f. modern p. of Mitridate, Rè di Ponto, Salzburg Fest. 1971. Vienna début 1973; NY Met 1976; CG 1978; Buenos Aires 1977. Has recorded many of Mozart's early operas.

Subjects: Music.


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