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Georg Solti (1912–1997)

Sir Georg Solti was a renowned orchestra and opera conductor, best known as the music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, who set a since-surpassed record by winning 31 Grammy Awards. He was born György Stern in Budapest, Hungary (his Germanic last named was changed under the country's post-World War One "Hungarianization" policy) into a ... See full bio »

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 1997 Anna Karenina (music director - as Sir Georg Solti)
 1997 Great Composers (TV Series documentary) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Mahler (1997) ... (conductor - as Sir Georg Solti)
 1994 La traviata (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1994 Immortal Beloved (musical director - as Sir Georg Solti)
 1992 Die Frau ohne Schatten (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1992 Otello (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1991 Mozart: Requiem (TV Special documentary) (conductor)
 1991 Simon Boccanegra (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1991/II Die Zauberflöte (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1990 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Georg Solti)
 1990 Great Performances (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Die Entführung aus dem Serail (1990) ... (conductor)
 1988 Eugene Onegin (conductor - as Sir Georg Solti)
 1985 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1981-1983 Wagner (TV Series) (conductor - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1983) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... (conductor)
 1981 A kékszakállú herceg vára (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1981 Hänsel und Gretel (conductor)
 1980/II Les noces de Figaro (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1979 Falstaff (conductor)
 1977 Arabella (conductor)
 1971 Music on 2 (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- The Solti Era (1971) ... (conductor)
 1969 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (TV Movie) (conductor)
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Other Works:

Played the glockenspiel solos in Toscanini's famous 1937 production of Mozart's "The Magic Flute", at the Salzburg Festival. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Georg Solti

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His wife, Valerie Pitts, was a BBC television announcer and occasional actress. When she married him she gave up her career and became Lady Solti. See more »

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