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Wilhelm Furtwängler

Conductor (25-Jan-1886 — 30-Nov-1954)


Sam H. Shirakawa. The Devil's Music Master: The Controversial Life and Career of Wilhelm Furtwängler. Oxford University Press. 1992. 506pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.248)

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.246)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.239)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.557)

  9. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (p.268)

  10. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.326)

  11. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.324)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.191)

  13. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.79)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.86)

  15. Musicians Since 1900 (pp.269-73)

  16. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.168)

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