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Gary Freedman's Blog – July 2011 Archive (1)

Returning to your roots

Otto Klemperer (14 May 1885 – 6 July 1973) was a German conductor and composer. He is widely regarded as one of the leading conductors of the 20th century.  In 1933, once the Nazi party had reached power, Klemperer, who was Jewish,  left Germany and moved to the United States. Klemperer had previously  converted to Catholicism, but returned to Judaism at the end of his  life.  One of his last concert tours was to Jerusalem. Klemperer had performed  in Palestine before the state of Israel… Continue

Added by Gary Freedman on July 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments



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