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 (kär′ə-yän′), Herbert von 1908-1989.
Austrian conductor. In 1955 he became conductor for life of the Berlin Philharmonic.


(German ˈkaːrajan)
(Biography) Herbert von (ˈhɛrbɛrt fɔn). 1908–89, Austrian conductor


(ˈkær ə yən, ˈkɑr əˌyɑn)

Herbert von, 1908–89, Austrian conductor.
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Legendary conductor Herbert von Karajan found the Filipino tenor good enough as substitute for tenor Luis Lima who backed out due to vocal indisposition.
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The orchestra's performance of Brahms' Fourth Symphony was simply majestic and could easily stand alongside famous interpretations by Toscanini, Herbert Von Karajan and even the great CarlosKleiber.
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