Arthur Nikisch (Hungarian: Artúr Nikisch; * 12. October 1855 in Lébényi Szent Miklós; † 23. January 1922 in Leipzig) was a Hungarian conductor. It was considered as a outstanding interpreter of the works Anton Bruckners and Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowskis.
Likewise since 1895 he was principal conductor of the citizens of Berlin Philharmonics. Under itsThey took line 1913 as the first a complete clay/tone admission of a symphony, it were the 5. Symphony of Beethoven, up.
In February 1906 it played for the reproduction piano Welte Mignon as a pianist four dances on piano role, Hungarian of Brahms', (No. 1, 4, 5 and 6),as well as a Valse lente from Léo Delibes opera Coppélia.
To 23. January 1922 died Nikisch at the age of 66 years in Leipzig. He was buried at the Leipziger south cemetery (II. Department).
a place in Leipzig received honours immediately after Nikischs death,at the Nikisch last used, Nikischplatz had the name. In the year 1971 the city Leipzig donated the Arthur Nikisch price for young conductors.
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Artúr Nikisch|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Hungarian conductor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||12. October 1855|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Lébényi Szent Miklós|
|DYING DATE||23. January 1922|