Erwin Stein


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(b Vienna, 1885; d London, 1958). Austrian-born conductor, editor, and critic (later Eng. cit.). Pupil of Schoenberg 1906–10 and active as opera cond. Ed. for Universal Edition in Vienna 1924–38. Settled in London 1938, joining Boosey and Hawkes. Ed. Schoenberg's letters. Associate and friend of Britten. Book of essays, Orpheus in New Guises, 1953.

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