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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 Eine kleine Nachtmusik (1939), The Cousins (1959) and Eroica (1949). He was married to Marion von Leipzig and Ellen Selma Neuhaus. He died on October 25, 1965 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. See full bio »

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Known For

Eine kleine Nachtmusik Music Department
The Cousins Soundtrack
Eroica Music Department
Scream of Stone Soundtrack


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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 The Cousins (performer: "La chevauchée des Walkyries (extrait de La Walkyrie)")
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 1950 Salzburg (Documentary)
 1944 Philharmonic
Self - 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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