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Hans Knappertsbusch (1888–1965)

Hans Knappertsbusch was born on March 12, 1888 in Elberfeld [now Wuppertal], Germany. He is known for his work on Wiener Festwochen 1963 - Sonderkonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (1963), Wiener Festwochen 1962 - Erstes Sonderkonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (1962) and Scream of Stone (1991). He was married to Marion von Leipzig and Ellen Selma ... See full bio »

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 1949 Eroica (conductor)
 1944 Philharmonic (conductor)
 1939 Eine kleine Nachtmusik (conductor)
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 2004 The Ninth (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "9th Symphony")
 2001 Grandmother, Hitler and I (Documentary short) (performer: "Götterdämmerung")
 1991 Scream of Stone (performer: "Tristan und Isolde")
 1959 Les Cousins (performer: "La chevauchée des Walkyries (extrait de La Walkyrie)")
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 1950 Salzburg (Documentary)
 1944 Philharmonic
Himself - Generalmusikdirektor Berliner Philharmonische Orchester
 1939 Salzburg, die Festspielstadt (Documentary short)

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Famous German conductor. Honorary citizen of Munich (1963).

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