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Bernuth, Julius VOn

Bernuth, Julius VOn, German conductor; b. Rees, Aug. 8, 1830; d. Hamburg, Dec. 24, 1902. He was a practicing lawyer. He studied music with Taubert and Dehn in Berlin, and at the Leipzig Cons., where he founded a chamber music society, Aufschwung (1857), and the Dilettanten-Orchester-Verein (1859). From 1867 to 1894 he was conductor of the Hamburg Phil. Orch. In 1873 he founded a cons, in Hamburg.

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Bernuth, Julius VOn

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