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Willem Mengelberg (1871–1951)

Willem Mengelberg was born on March 28, 1871 in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands as Josef Willem Mengelberg. He was a composer, known for Dood water (1934). He died on March 21, 1951 in Chur, Switzerland. See full bio »


(age 79) in Chur, Switzerland

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 1934 Dood water
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 2004 The Ninth (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1973 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
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Although excoriated during his later years (and since) as a collaborationist during the Nazi occupation of Holland, he did use at least some of his influence with the Nazis for good: Of all the Jewish members of the Concertgebouw and their families captured by the Nazis, not one died in the camps, supposedly the direct result of discreet influence peddling on Mengelberg's part. See more »

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