Music: Krauss for Furtwangler

Fortnight ago Nazi Germany lost its last great musician when Wilhelm Furtwangler resigned his posts with the Reich Chamber of Music, the Berlin State Opera and the Berlin Philharmonic. He left in a rage of resentment because the Government had banned the music of long-dead Jew Mendelssohn, had tabooed the works of Composer Paul Hindemith. Head music man in Vienna is Conductor Clemens Krauss, who last week accepted Herr Furtwangler's job with the Berlin State Opera. In exchange Vienna wanted Furtwangler but the German conductor excused himself on the grounds of...

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