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Bulow, Hans Guido von (Hans)

Born: 1830 AD
Died: 1894 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Conductors, Pianists


1830 - He was born on the 8th of January in Dresden, Saxony.

1850-1851 - He studied conducting under Wagner and piano under Liszt.

1853 - He toured as a concert pianist.

1855 - He headed the piano department at the Stern Conservatory in Berlin.

1857 - He married Liszt's daughter Cosima.

1864 - He became director of music at the Munich court, where he conducted the premieres of Tristan und Isolde and Die Meistersinger.

1877-1880 - He conducted at Hanover and at Meiningen, where his orchestra became one of the finest in Europe.

         - He published critical editions of Beethoven and Cramer (now superseded by later editions), piano transcriptions of Tristan und Isolde and other major works, and a number of compositions for orchestra.

1893 - He went to Cairo because of his failing health.

1894 - He died on the 12th of February in Cairo.


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