Karl Richter


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(b Plauen, 1926; d Munich, 1981). Ger. organist, harpsichordist, and conductor. Org., Thomaskirche, Leipzig, 1947–50. Joined staff of Munich Acad., 1951, becoming prof., 1956. Founder-cond. Munich Bach Choir (performed at Salzburg Fest. 1970). Amer. début NY 1965. Specialist in Bach.

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