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.
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