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Blech, Leo

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1958 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Composers, Conductors

1871 – Born on the 21st of April in Aachen, Germany.

1893 – Earned a position as conductor at the Stadttheater in Aachen.

1899 – 1906 – He conducted at the Neues Deutsches Theater in Prague, before moving to the Königliches Schauspielhaus in Berlin.

1906 – 1937 – Was a German opera composer and conductor who is perhaps most famous for his work at the Königliches Schauspielhaus (later the Staatsoper Unter den Linden).

1913 – He was promoted to General Music Director.

1923 – 1926 – He took various positions at opera houses in Berlin and Vienna, including the Deutsches Opernhaus, the Berlin Volksoper, and the Vienna Volksoper.

1926 – He returned to the Schauspielhaus, now called the Staatsoper Unter den Linden.

1949 – He returned to Berlin to conduct at the Städtische Oper.

1949 – 1958 – Was the conductor of Berlin’s Städtische Oper.

1958 – Died on the 24th of August in Germany.