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Erich Kleiber (August 5, 1890January 27, 1956) was an Austrian-born conductor. August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See Conductor for other possible uses of the word. ...

Kleiber was born in Vienna. He studied in Prague and in 1923 became the music director of the Berlin State Opera. Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya; Serbian: Beč) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine states (Land Wien). ... Prague (Czech: Praha, see also other names) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Staatsoper Unter den Linden, 2003 Berlin State Opera (in German: Staatsoper Unter den Linden) is a prominent German opera company. ...

He was known for his interpretations of the standard symphonic and operatic repertoire, as well as for championing new works. In 1925, for example, he conducted the premiere of Alban Berg's opera, Wozzeck. Later, when Berg's second opera Lulu was branded Entartete Musik (degenerate music) by the ruling Nazi Party, he resigned from his post at the Berlin Opera in protest. He later moved to Buenos Aires where he worked at the Colon Theater, and took Argentinian citizenship in 1938. 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Alban Maria Johannes Berg (February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Wozzeck is the first and most famous opera by Alban Berg. ... Lulu is an opera by the composer Alban Berg. ... The Nazi swastika symbol The National Socialist German Workers Party ( German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei), better known as the NSDAP or the Nazi Party was a political party that was led to power in Germany by Adolf Hitler in 1933. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Buenos Aires (BWEH-naus EYE-ress, literally Good Winds in Spanish, but more akin to Fair Winds, as in navigation) is the capital of Argentina and its largest city and port, as well as one of the largest in South America. ... Opened in 1908, the Col n Theater in Buenos Aires, Argentina is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. ... Motto: En Unión y Libertad (English: In Union and Liberty) Anthem: Himno Nacional Argentino Capital Buenos Aires Largest city Buenos Aires Official languages Spanish Government President Democratic Republic Néstor Kirchner Independence - May Revolution - Declared - Recognised from Spain 25 May 1810 9 July 1816 in 1821 (by Portugal) Area... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Erich Kleiber was the father of Carlos Kleiber, himself a well known conductor. Carlos Kleiber (July 3, 1930 - July 13, 2004) was an Austrian conductor. ...

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Kleiber did not conduct much in the United States -- six-to-seven week stints in 1930 and 1931 with the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York were well received by the orchestra, not so well received by the critics, and Kleiber objected to the "industrial quality" of American concert performances.
Erich Kleiber was buried in the Friedhof Hönggerberg near Zurich.
Erich Kleiber recorded Beethoven's 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 9th symphonies between 1938 and 1954, and Kleiber the perfectionist returned to record the 2nd, 3rd, and 6th symphonies a second time.
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