Müller-Kray, Hans, German conductor and composer; b. Essen, Oct. 13, 1908; d. Stuttgart, May 30, 1969. He studied piano, cello, and theory in Essen, then was a conductor at the theater there. He conducted in Münster (1934–41), Frankfurt am Main (1942–45), and Wiesbaden (1945–48). In 1948 he became chief conductor of the Stuttgart Radio Sym. Orch., a post he held until his death. He wrote several ballet scores and other works.
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