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Wilhelm Furtwaengler was a German composer who was conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic primarily from 1922-1945. While he was never a member of the Nazi party, he became infamous for working with high-ranking Nazis (including Hitler himself) throughout World War II.
Franz Schreker was an Austrian composer and conductor who found great popularity during the Weimar Republic period, when he was the director of the Hochschule fuer Musik in Berlin.
This folder includes correspondence between Kanitz and figures such as: conductors Pierre Monteux, Karl Straube, and Bruno Walter; soprano Lotte Leonard; and violinist Bronislaw Huberman, among others.
Hermann Abendroth was a German composer and director of the Cologne Conservatory (1925-1934). He was initially removed from his post by the Nazi government, but was reinstated soon afterward and joined the Nazi party officially. After the war, he became music director of Weimar (1945-1956) when it was part of East Germany.