The photo pictures of music sites - opera houses, musicisns' monuments, statues, plaques, and music related objects, taken during our trip to Austria, Hungary, Croatia, and Slovenia, July 13 - July 25, 2012.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Karajan, Herbert von
Herbert von Karajan(1908-1989), Austrian conductor; born in Salzburg and attended the Mozarteum in home town, then studied at the Vienna Music Academy and Vienna University. He conducted at Berlin State Opera, La Scala, Milan, Vienna Philharmonic, London Philharmonica. In 1955 he succeeded Furtwangler as music director for life of the Berlin Philharmonic, he also led the Salzburg Festival from 1956 to 1960.