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Hermann Levi

(1839—1900)


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(b Giessen, 1839; d Munich, 1900). Ger. conductor. Held cond. posts at Saarbrücken, Rotterdam, and Karlsruhe (1864–72) before becoming chief cond. Munich Opera 1872–96. Fine interpreter of Wagner; cond. f.p. of Parsifal, Bayreuth 1882, and mus. at Wagner's funeral. Rev. libs. of Mozart operas and trans. text of Berlioz's Les Troyens. Comp. pf. conc.

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