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Schönzeler Hans-Hubert - Conductor (1925-1997)

Biography of Schönzeler Hans-Hubert:

The death of Hans-Hubert Schönzeler in London in April 1997 at the age of 71 removed one of the most remarkably varied and gifted musicians of his generation. An outstanding conductor whose musical integrity was legendary, he studied in his native Germany, in Australia under Sir Eugène Goossens, and in London where he lived from 1950: Hans- Hubert Schönzeler was a friend and disciple of Wilhelm Furtwängler, conducting the Furtwängler Memorial Concert at the Royal Alhert Hall, but was also a noted champion of British music in Australia, on the Continent of Europe and in England, were he made premiere recordings of scores by Edmund Rubbra and Alun Hoddinott. Hans-Hubert Schönzeler was also a composer, a gifted linguist, and writer; amongst his books are studies of Bruckner (Schönzeler conducted for the BBC the world premiere of the first version of Bruckner's Eighth Symphony), Dvorak and Furtwängler. He also translated a number of books into English, and edited important scores for various publishers, especially . Eulenberg Edition. The notes he wrote fur this reissue of his exceptionally fine 1975 recordings of the Weber Symphonies with the London Symphony Orchestra was the last task he undertook before his death. © 1997 Robert Matthew-Walker

CD's with Schönzeler Hans-Hubert
Master Works III - Music by Carl Maria von Weber

ArtNr. GMCD 7138

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