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Ferdinand Löwe

(1865—1925)


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(b Vienna, 1865; d Vienna, 1925). Austrian conductor. Taught pf. and choral singing at Vienna Cons. 1883–96. Cond. Kaim Orch., Munich, 1897. Ass. cond. Vienna Opera 1898–1900. Cond. Vienna Konzertverein Orch. (now Vienna SO) 1904–24. Dir. Vienna Music Acad. 1918–22. Disciple and interpreter of Bruckner; one of those, who from friendliest if misguided motives, persuaded him to rev. and cut his syms. Ed. of spurious first pubd. edn. of 9th Sym. (1903), heavily cut and rev.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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