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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 was married to Petronella Mathilde Augusta Wübbe. 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)
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 1973 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Concurrent with his four-decade tenure as Musical Director of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, he was also Musical Director of the New York Philharmonic, 1921 - 30, the last two years as co-conductor with Arturo Toscanini. During his tenure, the Philharmonic presented numerous U.S. and world premieres, Gershwin's great "An American in Paris" among the latter. See more »

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