Eugen Jochum


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(b Babenhausen, 1902; d Munich, 1987).

Ger. conductor. Opera coach at Munich 1924–5, Kiel 1926–7. Cond. Kiel Opera 1927–9. Chief cond., Duisburg 1930. Cond. for Berlin radio and State Opera 1932–4. Mus. dir. Hamburg State Opera 1934–49, Hamburg PO 1934–49. Chief cond. Bavarian Radio SO 1949–61. Salzburg Fest. début 1945 (Mozarteum Orch.); Bayreuth Fest. 1953 (Tristan und Isolde). Amer. début 1958. Joint chief cond. Concertgebouw Orch., Amsterdam, 1961–4; chief cond. Bamberg SO 1969–78. Regular visitor to Eng. as cond. of LPO. Cond. laureate LSO 1975.

Subjects: Music.

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