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Fritz Lehmann (Conductor)

Born: May 17, 1904 - Mannheim, Germany
Died: March 30, 1956 - Munich, Germany

The esteemed German conductor, Fritz (Ludwig) Lehmann, studied at the Mannheim Conservatory and the Universities of Heidelberg and Göttingen.

Fritz Lehmann was a conductor in Göttingen (1923-1927), Hildesheim (1927-1938), and Hannover (1929-1938). In 1934 he became conductor of the Händel Festival in Göttingen, was the Generalmusikdirektor in Bad Pyrmont (1934-1938), Wuppertal (1938-1947), and Göttingen (1946-1950). He subsequently was a teacher at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich (from 1953). A consummate conductor, he led notable performances in both the operatic and symphonic literature, ranging from the Baroque period to the 20th century.

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2001)

Fritz Lehmann: Short Biography | Berliner Motettenchor | Recordings of Vocal Works | BWV 244 - F. Lehmann

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Stadtarchiv Göttingen,: Personen Fritz Lehmann [German]

Berühmte Personen bei den Blauen Sängern [German]

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