BERNUTH Julius von (B-72)

08/08/1830, Rees, Germany — 24/12/1902, Hamburg, Germany

German conductor. In 1860-1868 he was the conductor of the Leipzig singing Academy, and simultaneously in 1860 and 1864-1867 conducter of Symphony concerts of the Euterpe music society. In 1867, he became head of The Hamburg singing Academy and the orchestra of the Hamburg Philharmonic society and directed them until 1894. In 1873, he founded his own Conservatory. He was the initiator of Tchaikovsky's Hamburg tour performances in 1888, in connection with which Tchaikovsky noted in his autobiographical description of a trip abroad that Bernut was "an experienced, good Kapellmeister who is universally respected in Hamburg».

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