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Bruno Walter (I) (1876–1962)

Bruno Walter was born on September 15, 1876 in Berlin, Germany as Bruno Walter Schlesinger. He was married to Elsa Korneck. He died on February 17, 1962 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Mr. Klein
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 2012 Treppenwitz (Short) ("Symphony No. 1 in D major 'Titan'")
 2012 Life Is No Joke (Short) (performer: "The Magic Flute Overture, K. 620")
 2009 The Last Station (performer: "Gente, gente, all'armi, all'armi")
 1995 Lust och fägring stor (performer: "Kindertotenlieder", "Ein deutsches Requiem")
 1976 Mr. Klein (performer: "Kindertotenlieder - Nun Will Die Sonn' So Hell Aufgehn")
 1947 Carnegie Hall (performer: "Prelude" - uncredited)
 1932 Das Weltkonzert II. Oberon Ouvertüre (Short) (performer: "Overture to 'Oberon'")
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 1947 Carnegie Hall
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 1952 Botschafter der Musik (conductor)
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 1958 Bruno Walter: The Maestro, the Man (TV Movie documentary)
 1952 Botschafter der Musik
 1950 Salzburg (Documentary)
Himself (conductor)
 1932 Das Weltkonzert II. Oberon Ouvertüre (Short)
Himself (conductor)
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 2017 The Sound of Austria (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Shadows in Paradise: Hitler's Exiles in Hollywood (Documentary)
Himself - Subject
 2006 The Salzburg Festival (Video documentary)
 2004 La neuvième (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1995 Great Performances (TV Series)
 1972 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Bruno Walter: The Face of Music (1972) ... Himself

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During his lifetime, he did more to champion the music of Gustav Mahler than almost any other conductor. In 1960, Leonard Bernstein, who became Mahler's greatest champion in later years, was about to record Mahler's Symphony No. 1, when he heard Walter's recording of it, and out of admiration for the performance, refused to make his own recording of the symphony until after Walter's death. Bruno ... See more »

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