Personalities | Erich Kleiber | Modern Era | Classical

Austrian conductor

In 1923, Kleiber was appointed music director of the Berlin State Opera, where he performed several new works, including Berg’s Wozzeck. He spent World War II in South America and conducted regularly at Covent Garden 1950–53. He made fine recordings of Le nozze di Figaro and Der Rosenkavalier.

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