Gohler, (Karl) Georg

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Gohler, (Karl) Georg

Gohler, (Karl) Georg, German conductor and composer; b. Zwickau, June 29, 1874; d. Lübeck, March 4, 1954. He was a pupil of Vollhardt in Zwickau;, then studied at the Cons, and the Univ. of Leipzig (Ph.D., 1897, with a diss. on Cornelius Freundt). He then pursued a career as a conductor, becoming best known as a champion of Bruckner and Mahler. He wrote an opera, Prinz Nachtwächter (1922), several syms., Piano Concerto, Clarinet Concerto, 2 violin concertos, Cello Concerto, Quartette enimmatico for Piano and Strings, String Trio, choral works, songs, and piano pieces.

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