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Bernhard Pollini

(1838—1897)


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(b Cologne, 1838; d Hamburg, 1897).

Ger. impresario, formerly tenor (début in I Puritani, Cologne 1857). Later, bar. with It. Opera Co. of which he became man. Dir. of It. opera St Petersburg and Moscow. Dir., Hamburg Opera 1876–97, engaging Mahler as cond. in 1891.

Subjects: Music.


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