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orig. Bruno Walter Schlesingerborn Sept. 15, 1876, Berlin, Ger.died Feb. 17, 1962, Beverly Hills, Calif., U.S.German-born U.S. conductor.An associate of Gustav Mahler, he was long a faithful proponent and interpreter of Mahler's music, giving the world premieres of Das Lied von der Erde (1911) and the Symphony No. 9 (1912). He held positions in Munich (1913–22) and at Covent Garden (1924–31), but thereafter he served more often as a guest conductor than a music director. After moving to the U.S. in 1939, he often conducted the New York Philharmonic (recording as the Columbia or CBS Symphony), the Metropolitan Opera, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and he was admired for the warmth of his interpretations, primarily of the Viennese school.
* * *▪ German conductororiginal name Bruno Walter Schlesingerborn Sept. 15, 1876, Berlindied Feb. 17, 1962, Beverly Hills, Calif., U.S.German conductor known primarily for his interpretations of the Viennese school. Though out of step with 20th-century trends, he was such a fine musician that he became a major figure—filling the wide gulf between the extremes of his day, Arturo Toscanini and Wilhelm Furtwängler.He began his career as a pianist but made his debut as a conductor in 1894 at the Cologne Opera. By 1900 he was at the State Opera in Berlin, and in the following year he became Gustav Mahler's (Mahler, Gustav) associate in Vienna—the beginning of what was to be a lifetime spent in promotion of the master's music; he conducted the premieres of Das Lied von der Erde (1911) and the Ninth Symphony (1912). Walter moved to the Munich Opera (1914–22) and from 1922 conducted at Salzburg, where his interest in Mozart developed. Other appointments followed: at the Berlin Municipal Opera (1925–29) and as Furtwängler's successor in Leipzig with the Gewandhaus Orchestra (1929–33). The advent of the Nazi regime in Germany forced him to leave Leipzig and his Berlin concerts; he moved first to Vienna (1936–38), then to Paris, and finally to the United States (1939). He conducted frequently at the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic (musical adviser, 1947–49).
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