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Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886–1954)

Wilhelm Furtwängler was born on January 25, 1886 in Berlin, Germany as Gustav Heinrich Ernst Martin Wilhelm Furtwängler. He was married to Elisabeth Ackermann and Zitla Lund. He died on November 30, 1954 in Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany. See full bio »

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Moloch Soundtrack
Diplomacy Soundtrack
Leningrad Soundtrack


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 2015 Antonia. (performer: "Parsifal, Act III - 'Karfreitagszauber'")
 2014 Diplomacy (performer: "La 7ème symphonie")
 2012 La baie d'Alger (TV Movie) (writer: "Symphonie n°3 Eroica")
 2009 Leningrad (performer: "Symphony No. 9" - as W. Furtwangler)
 2004 The Ninth (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "9th Symphony")
 2003 Rua Alguem 5555: My Father (performer: "Ein deutsches Requiem")
 1999 Les passagers (performer: "Symphony No. 9")
 1999 Moloch (performer: "4th Movement from the 9th Symphony")
 1995 A Dream, What Else? (performer: "Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral'")
 1972 Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (performer: "Excerpts from 'Tristan und Isolde'", "Prelude from 'Lohengrin'")
 1969 Civilisation (TV Series documentary) (performer: "Act One")
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Other Works:

CD: "Wilhelm Furtwangler, Volume 2: Maestro Classico"

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Wilhelm Furtwangler

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His career took a tragic turn in the 1930s, when he chose to stay in Germany rather than emigrate to the US as so many other European conductors had done. He apparently considered himself an upholder and protector of German music against the Nazi influence, but he did accept the sponsorship of Joseph Goebbels, which branded him a collaborator in the eyes of many. Many musicians, including Arturo ... See more »

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