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Karl Böhm
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Karl Böhm

Karl Böhm (August 28, 1894 - August 14, 1981) was a noted conductor. Born in Graz, Austria he began conducting in that music-filled city. Later he would direct many of the world's best orchestras in Munich, Berlin, and Vienna. Böhm was a close colleague of Richard Strauss and directed many of Strauss' works at their premiere. He was also noted for his interpretations of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operas.

Böhm died in Salzburg.


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