Hermann Levi

Hermann Levi (* 7. November 1839 in pouring, † 13. May 1900 in mixing part churches) was a German orchestra conductor.

Hermann Levi was the son of the hessian country rabbiners Benedikt Levi and buildup in pouring. In Mannheim it completed musical teachings with Hofkapellmeister Vincenz Lachner a kind. From 1855 to 1858 it studied conservatoire at the Leipziger. After journeys among other things to Paris he transferred the post of the director of music to Saarbruecken and changed 1861 to Mannheim. From 1862 to 1864 he was principal conductor of the German opera in Rotterdam, afterwards until 1872 at the grossherzoglichen yard theatre in Karlsruhe. Starting from 1872 he officiated as a head conductor to royal yard and national theatre in Munich, until he withdrew himself 1896 for health reasons.

Hermann Levis name is closely linked with the increasing success of the music smelling pool of broadcasting corporations of Wagners. It directed 1882 the premiere of the Parsifal in Bayreuth and remained connected up to the end of his career the Native of Bayreuth festivals.

Hermann Levi translated also the libretto of Lorenzo there Ponte of the Mozart opera Le Nozze di Figaro into German. A circumstance that the national socialists to create made: At that time operas were specified only in German and the libretto to convert of the Jew Ponte was translated there also still by Hermann Levi.


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