Max Rudolf


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(b Frankfurt, 1902; d Philadelphia, 1995). Ger.-born conductor (Amer. cit. 1946).Ass. cond. Freiburg Opera 1922–3, cond. Hesse State Opera 1923–9, Ger. Opera, Prague, 1929–35. Cond. in Sweden 1935–9. Emigrated to USA 1940. Member of mus. staff NY Met 1945–58 (ass. orch. 1950–8), cond. début 1946 (Der Rosenkavalier). Mus. dir. Cincinnati SO 1958–70. Head of opera class, Curtis Inst. 1970–3 and from 1981. Cond. Dallas SO 1973–4, New Jersey SO 1976–7, Detroit SO 1983.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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