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Paul von Klenau

(1883—1946)


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(b Copenhagen, 1883; d Copenhagen, 1946). Danish composer and conductor. Cond. Freiburg Opera 1907 and 1912–17. Stuttgart 1909–12. Cond. Danish Phil. Soc. 1920–6. Champion of Delius's mus. Comp. 7 operas, incl. Kjarten und Gudrun (1924), Rembrandt van Rijn (1937), and Elisabeth von England (1938, rev. as Die Königin, 1940); 7 syms. (1908–41); str. qt.; pf. pieces; and orch. work Bank Holiday, Souvenir of Hampstead Heath (1922).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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