Hans Richter


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Hans Richter (János Richter) (4 April 1843 – 5 December 1916) was an Austrian-Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor.

Biography

Richter was born in Raab (Hungarian: Győr), Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire. His mother was opera-singer Jozefa Csazenszky. He studied at the Vienna Conservatory. He had a particular interest in the horn, and developed his conducting... more »

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  • ''Your damned nonsense can I stand twice or once, but sometimes always, by God, never.''
    Hans Richter (1843-1916), German conductor. Quoted in The Fine Art of Political Wit, ch. 12, Leon Harris (1964). spoken to the second flute in the...
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