Alfred Walter (Conductor)
Born: 8th May 1929, Volary, Czechia
Died: 7th March 2004, Brussels, Belgium
Alfred Walter was a Bohemian-Austrian conductor.
He was born in Southern Bohemia to Austrian parents, and studied at the University of Graz. He was appointed as assistant conductor to the Opera of Ravensburg in 1948. Later, he became the conductor of the Graz Opera, a title that he held until 1965, while serving at Bayreuth as assistant to Hans Knappertsbusch and Karl Böhm. Walter was the principal conductor of the Durban Symphony Orchestra in South Africa from 1966 to 1969.