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Hallé, Sir Charles [formerly Carl Halle] (1819-1895), conductor and pianist

Michael Kennedy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12006

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Hallé, Sir Charles [formerly Carl Halle] (1819-1895), conductor and pianist, was born on 11 April 1819 in Hagen, Westphalia. He was the son of a church organist and concert director, Friedrich Halle, and his wife, Caroline Branschedt. He had his first piano lessons at the age of three and soon ...

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