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Herbert Graf (I) (1904–1973)


American director and administrator, son of the critic Max Graf; became a naturalized American citizen. He worked with the Philadelphia Opera and the Metropolitan in the 1930s; taught in the opera department at the Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, in the 1950s; and was director of the Zürich Opera and the Grand Théâtre, Geneva, in the 1960s. Author... See more trivia »


(age 68) in Geneva, Switzerland

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  The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (staged by - 1 episode, 1980) (directed for stage - 1 episode, 1978)
- Elektra (1980) ... (staged by: 1952's original production)
- Don Giovanni (1978) ... (directed for stage: Original production)
 1966 Aida (TV Movie) (staged by)
 1956 Falstaff (TV Movie) (production: staged by)
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (stage director - 1 episode)
- Festival of Music (1956) ... (stage director)
 1955 Mozart's Don Giovanni (directed for stage)
 1949 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (staged by)
 1948 Otello (TV Movie) (stage director)
 1947 This Time for Keeps (assistant to director: operatic sequence - uncredited)
 1945 The Bourgeois Gentleman (TV Movie) (staged by: production)

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