Skip to main content
Joseph Keilberth

Joseph Keilberth (Conductor)

Born: 19th April 1908, Karlsruhe

Died: 20th July 1968

Nationality: German

Joseph Keilberth (born April 19, 1908 in Karlsruhe, died July 20, 1968 in Munich) was a German conductor. He started his career in the Karlsruhe State Theatre. In 1940 he became director of the German Philharmonic Orchestra of Prague. Near the end of World War II he became principal conductor of the Dresden Staatskapelle. In 1949 he became chief conductor of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, formed mainly of Germans expelled from post-war Czechoslovakia under the BeneŇ° decrees. He died after collapsing while conducting Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde in exactly the same place as Felix Mottl had done in 1911.

Recent Best Sellers: Joseph Keilberth

  • Joseph Keilberth: The Postwar Telefunken Recordings
    22 CDs: $75.25
    Download from $33.00
  • Bruckner: Symphony No. 9
    2 CDs: $14.25
    Download from $10.00
  • Strauss, R: Salome
    2 CDs: $24.25
    Download from $20.00
  • Friedrich Gulda: Piano Concertos by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Strauss
    3 CDs: $26.00
    Download from $30.00
  • Legendary Pianists
    10 CDs: $59.25
    Download from $70.00
  • Annie Fischer plays Beethoven & Schumann
    CD: $14.75