Kleiber, Erich

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Kleiber was an Austrian conductor who became music director at the Berlin State Opera in 1923; he conducted the world premiere of Alban Berg's Wozzeck in 1925. In 1934 he resigned in protest against the Nazi government and emigrated to Buenos Aires, where he continued his conducting career until after the war.

From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1924. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863654

Austrian conductor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified Herr Professor, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873472

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referencedIn Lert, Johannes Richard, 1885-1980. Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Darmstadt?, ca. 24 November 1912?], to Finschi Lert in Vienna, [1912? Nov. 24]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. Alban Berg autograph letter to Erich Kleiber, 1932 Nov. 18. Library of Congress
creatorOf Kleiber, Erich, 1890-1956. Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1924. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Halász, László, 1905-2001,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Sept. 17, 1976 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Wave Hill, inc. Toscanini collection, 1914-[ca. 1955]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Persinger, Louis, 1887-1966. Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 8 May 1932, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1932 May 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Jarnach, Philipp, 1892-. Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 21 July 1926, to Herr Dünnebeil [at Breitkopf & Härtel], 1926 July 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949. The Karl Weigl Papers. 1894-1986 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Kleiber, Erich, 1890-1956. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified Herr Professor, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Brown, Beatrice,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 1, 1979 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn The Karl Weigl Papers, 1894-1986 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
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correspondedWith Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. person
associatedWith Brown, Beatrice, person
associatedWith Halász, László, 1905-2001, person
associatedWith Jarnach, Philipp, 1892- person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Lert, Johannes Richard, 1885-1980. person
associatedWith Persinger, Louis, 1887-1966. person
associatedWith Wave Hill, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949. person
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Birth 1890-08-05

Death 1956-01-27



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