Weissenborn, Günther (Albert Friedrich), German pianist and conductor; b. Coburg, June 2,1911. He studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. He was an organist and choir director in Berlin (1934-37). He was then a conductor in Halle (1937-42), Hannover (1944), and Göttingen (1945-47) before returning to Hannover as conductor of the Hausegger Chamber Orch. Apart from his activities as a conductor, Weissenborn earned a fine reputation as a piano accompanist in Heder recitals.
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