Friedemann Layer (Conductor)
Born: 30th October 1941, Vienna, Austria
Died: 3rd November 2019, Potsdam, German
Friedemann Layer was an Austrian conductor. He was assistant to Herbert von Karajan in Ulm and to Karl Böhm. In 1989, he conducted a film version of Der Schauspieldirektor, with Zdzisława Donat and Christian Boesch in the cast.
Layer was chief conductor of the Opéra national de Montpellier from 1994 to 2007.