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Werner Klemperer


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Birth Name: Werner Klemperer
Born: 03/22/1920
Birth Place: Germany
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 12/06/2000

A talented musician who often drew parallels between performing comedy and playing an instrument, Klemperer devoted much of his career to narrating concerts with leading world orchestras. His work in that capacity was preserved for posterity with TV appearances like "The Mostly Mozart Festival" (PBS, 1990) and "Barenboim Conducts Strauss" (PBS, 1993) and in various recordings (e.g., with the Milwaukee Symphony in a 1994 performance of Berlioz's "Lelio").

This son of former Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Otto Klemperer was raised in Southern California and received training at the Pasadena Playhouse where he made his professional debut in "The Trojan Horse". After military service in th... Continue Bio >>


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