Peter Raabe


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(b Frankfurt an der Oder, 1872; d Weimar, 1945). Ger. conductor, composer, and scholar. Cond. opera at Königsberg, Elberfeld, Amsterdam 1894–9. Cond., Kaim Orch., Munich and Mannheim, 1903–7. Court cond., Weimar 1907, curator Liszt Museum from 1910. Dir. of mus. Aachen 1920–34. Succeeded R. Strauss as president of Reichsmusikkammer, 1935–45. Chairman, editorial board of Liszt complete edn. Wrote 2-vol. book on Liszt. Comp. songs and pf. pieces.

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