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Also Known As: Died: July 16, 1989
Born: April 5, 1908 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Salzburg, AT Profession: conductor

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Herbert Von Karajan worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1967, he founded the Salzberg Easter Festival. In 1934, he was appointed general music director of Aachen, Germany. In 1929, he made his conducting debut with Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro." Karajan worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Carmen" (1970), "Herbert Von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra" (PBS, 1974-75) and "La Boheme" (1965). He also contributed to "Ludwig - Requiem Fur einen jungfraulichen Konig" (1972) starring Harry Baer, "Pagliacci" (PBS, 1974-75) and "The Pedestrian" with Gustav Rudolf Sellner (1974). In the eighties, Karajan devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Shining" with Jack Nicholson (1980), "The Four Seasons" (1981) starring Alan Alda and "Frances" (1982). He also worked on "Captive" (1987) starring Irina Brook. Karajan was most recently credited in the drama "The Tree of Life" (2011) with Brad Pitt. Karajan passed away in July 1989 at the age of 81.

Herbert Von Karajan worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1967, he founded the Salzberg Easter Festival. In 1934, he was appointed general music director of Aachen, Germany. In 1929, he made his conducting debut with Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro." Karajan worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Carmen" (1970), "Herbert Von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra" (PBS, 1974-75) and "La Boheme" (1965). He also contributed to "Ludwig - Requiem Fur einen jungfraulichen Konig" (1972) starring Harry Baer, "Pagliacci" (PBS, 1974-75) and "The Pedestrian" with Gustav Rudolf Sellner (1974). In the eighties, Karajan devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Shining" with Jack Nicholson (1980), "The Four Seasons" (1981) starring Alan Alda and "Frances" (1982). He also worked on "Captive" (1987) starring Irina Brook. Karajan was most recently credited in the drama "The Tree of Life" (2011) with Brad Pitt. Karajan passed away in July 1989 at the age of 81.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Cavalleria rusticana (1970) Artistic dir
2.
  Carmen (1970) Director
3.
  La Bohème (1965) Artistic dir
4.
  I Pagliacci (1970) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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4.
 Don Giovanni (1988)
7.
 Ozawa (1987)
8.
 Requiem (1978)
9.
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1916:
Gave his first piano recital at age eight
1929:
Made his conducting debut with Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro"
1929:
Remained Franz Schalk's staff conductor
1934:
Was appointed general music director of Aachen, Germany
1955:
Became the Berlin Philharmonic's "conductor for life"
1955:
Resigned his Berlin post due to ill health
1955:
First concert in USA
1967:
Founded the Salzberg Easter Festival
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Served as artistic advisor to Orchestre de Paris
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Education

University of Vienna: -
University of Vienna: -
Salzburg Mozarteum: -

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wife:
Anna Maria Sauest. Second wife.
wife:
Eliette Mouret. French model. Third wife.

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father:
Ernst Von Karajan. Salzberg chief medical officer.
mother:
Martha Kosmac Von Karajan.
daughter:
Isabelle Von Karajan. Aged 29.
daughter:
Arabelle Von Karajan. Aged 25.
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