André Cluytens conductor 1905-67

André Cluytens conductor 1905-67

At the time of his son’s birth, André Cluytens’s father Alphonse was conductor at the Theatre Royal in Antwerp. The boy thus grew up surrounded by music and entered the Royal Flemish Conservatory aged only nine. Here he distinguished himself as a pianist, winning...
Karl Böhm impressive conductor 1894-1981

Karl Böhm impressive conductor 1894-1981

Karl August Leopold Böhm (28 August 1894, in Graz – 14 August 1981, in Salzburg) was an Austrian conductor. He was best known for his performances of the music of Mozart, Wagner and Richard Strauss. Karl Böhm impressive conductor 1894-1981 Life and career  Education ...