Frederik Prausnitz


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(b Cologne, 1920; d Lewes, Del., 2004).

Ger.‐born conductor (Amer. cit.). Début Detroit SO 1944. On staff Juilliard Sch. in various capacities 1947–61. Guest cond. Brit. and Eur. orchs. from 1957. Cond., New Eng. Cons. SO, Boston, 1961–9, Syracuse SO 1971–4, dir. of cond. Peabody Inst., Baltimore, from 1976. Has cond. f. Amer. ps. of works by Dallapiccola, Gerhard, Lutyens, Schoenberg, Stockhausen, Varèse, and Webern. Wrote Score and Podium (1983).

Subjects: Music.

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