Otto Klemperer

Otto Klemperer was born on May 14, 1885 in Poland. Leading 20th-century conductor. He was influenced by Gustav Mahler. He fled to America in 1933 after the Nazis came to power.
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When Otto Klemperer die, Otto Klemperer was 88 years old.

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Occupation Composer
Age 88 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 14, 1885 (Poland)
Birthday May 14
Town/City Poland
Nationality Poland

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Otto Klemperer’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Otto Klemperer was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Leading 20th-century Conductor. He was influenced by Gustav Mahler. He fled to America in 1933 after the Nazis came to power.

Before Fame

He studied at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt and the Stern Conservatory in Berlin. He became Conductor of the German Opera in Prague upon Mahler's recommendation.


He advocated for new works and new composers, introducing the public to 'From the House of the Dead' by Leoš Janáček, 'Erwartung' by Arnold Schoenberg, 'Oedipus Rex' by Igor Stravinsky, and 'Cardillac' by Paul Hindemith.

Family Life

He married Jennie Gaissler in 1919, and they had two children together.

Associated With

He gained fame for his recording of "Eroica," Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 3.

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