Heinrich Hollreiser


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(b Munich, 1913; d Scheffau, 2006). Ger. conductor. Began career with opera posts in Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, and Mannheim. Munich Staatsoper 1942. Mus. dir. Düsseldorf Opera 1945–52, Vienna 1952–61, Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 1961–4. Bayreuth 1973–5 (début in Tannhäuser). Cond. Ring in Vienna 1976. Cond. f. Ger. p. of Peter Grimes (Hamburg, 1947). Amer. début 1978 (Cleveland Orch.).

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